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DNA Testing For Genealogy – The Basics

March 23, 2010 by  
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With recent advances in technology and the increasing interest in tracing one’s ancestry, DNA testing for genealogy research has now become affordable and easily accessible for anyone with a computer and a mailbox. While it’s important to do your research and make sure you’re dealing with a reputable company, DNA testing kits for genealogy research […]

Use Mitochondrial DNA Testing To Trace Your Lineage

March 20, 2010 by  
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In his book, “The Seven Daughters Of Eve”, Oxford University Professor Brian Sykes uses research obtained through mitochondrial DNA testing on specimens extracted from the Iceman to back up his conclusion that all people on Earth are direct descendants of one of the seven daughters of Eve and therefore, direct descendants of Eve herself. In […]

Ancestry DNA Testing

February 25, 2010 by  
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Made popular in recent years by its use in high-profile criminal investigations and paternity cases, DNA or deoxyribonucleic acid, is most commonly used to prove a connection to a particular person. New tests produced in recent years, however, have also turned DNA into a favorite tool for determining ancestry. As DNA is passed down from […]