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Selecting The Right DNA Test For Your Genealogy Project

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DNA testing helps you to trace your family ancestry or lineage so that you can connect with other people. There are different types of tests that you can choose from such as ancestry, genealogy as well as health-related issues.

Genetic genealogy involves DNA testing with a combination of traditional genealogical and historical records in the DNA test. Documentary evidence helps to establish relationships between individuals. Since 2000, genetic genealogy is available on a commercial basis, and different companies offer paid services in DNA testing.

DNA testing helps you to establish your matrilineal or patrilineal line beyond the oral evidence passed through generations or traditional paper trail. It is may be possible to make inferences about the origins of your ancestors using results from DNA testing. … Continue Reading

23andMe Is Ready To Start Providing Health Data Again

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Silicon Valley sensation 23andMe, a genetic testing company that used to provide ancestry and health related data to consumers, is set to resume to provide this health related trait information again. Back in November of 2013, the Food and Drug Administration had stopped them from providing the health data due to potential false positives, so now two years later they are gearing up to sell their new test kits.

After the FDA stopped them, the company was able to continue to offer ancestry information based on genetic data only, however 23andMe was not allowed to provide any data on non-medical traits like the color of a person’s eye, the composition of the earwax, or whether a person could have a intolerance to lactose.

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