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5 Things People Believe About DNA and DNA Testing

Jun 5, 2013 | Ancestry DNA Testing, Forensic DNA Testing, Human Genome, Lifestyle, Paternity, Relationship

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Every day, as humans, we learn more and more about our own DNA and DNA Testing. With advanced testing technologies and scientific breakthroughs, we are able to dive deeper into preventative medicine and genealogy. But, what do people think of when they hear the words DNA and DNA Testing? Here are 5 things that pop in to minds when DNA is mentioned.

Appearance – One of the first things that people associate with DNA is its ability to dictate our appearance. We know today that our own DNA is the hard drive of body’s makeup. Connections to eye and hair color are written in our DNA.

Cloning – since Dolly, the first mammal to be cloned by process of nuclear transfer in 1996, people have been intrigued by the topic of cloning. This topic, however, is not without controversy as many oppose the ethical matters of cloning. Whether it is ethical or not, various applications of cloning technology continue to be developed.

Crime – With every crime that is reported, DNA testing is certain to be mentioned. Today, forensic science can trace clues from crimes to suspects or even convicted offenders’ DNA on file. Through DNA testing, DNA profiles can be created to accurately identify individuals from trace evidence such as saliva and even fingerprints.

DNA Paternity Testing – DNA testing is often connected with the process of determining biological parents. Through DNA paternity testing, individuals can prove biological relationships. Home Paternity tests can be ordered and delivered within one business day.

DNA Testing for Ancestry – Interested in learning who your distant cousins are? Through Paternal Relative (Y-STR) Comparison Tests, you can be provided with a more specific confirmation of recent relationships. The testing process is done through a cheek swab and can completed in 2-3 weeks.

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