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DNA & Genealogy

DNA-Related News

History is in Your Genes

Joseph Hall has an article, History is in your genes, about the Genographic Project – the ambitious 5-year plan to use DNA and map out global migration patterns, that is being sponsored/handled by National Geographic and IBM.

DNA, Genealogy, and Islam

I wasn’t going to post this, as several other sites have posted it, but it is interesting. The Arab Times is reporting that using DNA for genealogical purposes is not a good thing in their culture

Consumers Turn To Their DNA For Answers

The Boston Globe has a business article from the Associated Press, by Adam Geller, Consumers turn to their DNA for answers, about, you guessed it, DNA testing and its uses, and its growing market. While they focus on one genealogist, Art Thomas, and mention quite a bit of detail about what all is involved when it comes to DNA testing and genealogy, they also focus on what is apparently a booming business. They also mention some of the other uses (genetic diseases, paternity, etc.).