Putting the 'Genes' Back into Genealogy It is becoming easier to use DNA testing to trace your own family tree. Genealogical research site Ancestry.com announced this week that it is teaming with a genetics lab to offer $200 genetic testing kits to help people trace their heritage.
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Putting the 'Genes' Back into Genealogy

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Putting the 'Genes' Back into Genealogy

Putting the 'Genes' Back into Genealogy

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It is becoming easier to use DNA testing to trace your own family tree. Genealogical research site Ancestry.com announced this week that it is teaming with a genetics lab to offer $200 genetic testing kits to help people trace their heritage.

Megan Smolenyak,, chief family historian, Ancestry.com; co-author, Trace Your Roots with DNA: Using Genetic Tests to Explore Your Family Tree

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