Why Genetic Traits Matter in DNA Testing

Thanks to genetic reconstruction techniques using DNA testing methods, a statistically significant estimation of paternity can often be determined by testing an alleged father’s biological relatives.   These results are reliable enough to be used as proof for social security benefits, inheritance claims, immigration applications and more. Since the 1990s, paternity testing methods have shifted away…

DNA Roundup: 3 DNA News Articles

Ancient DNA mapped from 700,000-year-old horse                         On Wednesday, experts claimed to have unraveled prehistoric DNA mapping of 700,000-year-old horse. If true, this would be the oldest DNA mapping effort ever attempted. The second oldest horse mapping occurred in 2003 when horse bones were…