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Sebastian Kraves: The era of personal DNA testing is here - Filmed May 2016 at TED@BCG Paris

From improving vaccines to modifying crops to solving crimes, DNA technology has transformed our world. Now, for the first time in history, anyone can experiment with DNA at home, in their kitchen, using a device smaller than a shoebox. 26 more words

Point Of Interest


Photo Copyright: Al Forbes

This story was written for Sunday Photo Fiction–September 25th, 2016. Each week the host, Al Forbes, provides a picture prompt. The challenge for each member of the group is to write an original story or poem with no more than 200 words, not including the title and inspired by the prompt. 294 more words

Finding Martha

Martha was “lost” for the past one hundred years. Where did she come from? Where did she end up? Through DNA testing and research on ancestry.com, I discovered the answer to those questions. 684 more words


Taking the Leap into Genetic Genealogy, 2016

I will start with the immortal words of my father when he handed my a lot of my Christmas and Birthday presents  – “It was on sale.”  It will be my fall back reasoning.  570 more words

Family History

Family History Research and DNA Testing - Another Perspective

During a meeting with my genealogy group, several members where excitedly sharing their stories of locating new family members through DNA testing.  One lady shared that a person who was a DNA match seemed reluctant to acknowledge the family relationship.   448 more words