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Chromosome Mapping And GEDmatch: An Overview Of What They Are And What The Benefits Are

As I’ve been contacting the Ancestry DNA matches of the tests I oversee, I’ve found many people are interested in chromosome mapping and/or GEDmatch, but have questions about what they are, what the benefits are, and what the privacy implications are. 1,082 more words


Reviving the Moa

Recently Labour MP Trevor Mallard, in a breakfast meeting with Wainuiomata business owners, suggested moa might roam the hills again in 50 or 100 years. He was widely mocked by politicians and pundits, but could he be onto something? 827 more words

Wanganui Chronicle Features

Study finds lifestyle choices can offset ageing

Original article by Nicky Phillips
The Sydney Morning Herald – Page: 3 : 30-Jul-14

Australian molecular biologist and Nobel Prize laureate Elizabeth Blackburn is among a group of scientists who have been studying factors in the ageing of DNA. 49 more words

Q85 Medical And Other Health Care Services


Many people coping with stressful life situations like the loss of a loved one can forget to take care of themselves. But healthy eating, regular exercise and a good night’s sleep may be key to offsetting the physical toll stress can take. 412 more words

Healthy Living

Introduction to DNA and genetic research

Brother R’s lesson was titled “Genetic Genealogy: Pre-Basic Introduction.” He began by introducing the potential answers researchers can find from DNA testing.

The Science of DNA begins at the cellular level with learning that DNA is contained in both the nucleus and mitochondria of the human cell. 535 more words

July DNA Updates - Hair to Blood

It’s been an exciting spring/summer in DNA services. I attended a breed advisory meeting at GeneSeek in early July, where we convened to discuss better ways to serve you, our customer base. 239 more words