DNA research and genealogy: Will the real you please step forward

W.B. Jones has written an article, Then and Now (DNA research and genealogy: Will the real you please step forward), for the Robertson County Times (TN), about one of the hottest topics in genealogy since we moved to computers – DNA research.

They mention an interesting term that some of you may not have heard of:

There has been a new term coined called “Genetealogy” which is the merger of genetics and genealogy by using DNA information to determine our roots.

They also mention an interesting quote from Alastair Greenshields:

Alastair Greenshields, one of the founders of DNA Heritage, likes to put it this way; “Genealogy is a bit like playing Clue. The facts are usually all there to be found, but when you get stuck, DNA whispers in your ear and says, ‘Look in the billiard room!’”

It’s a good, in-depth article about where genealogy is headed in regards to DNA research.

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