Samples from Africa

Samples from Africa

DNA testing companies often have very few samples from Africa. Some companies are trying to rectify this and have launched a program to encourage researchers to study remote populations and submit their data.

However, questions have been raised about the ethics of European and American scientists collecting genetic information from Africans for economic gain.

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'It made me question my ancestry': does DNA home testing really understand race?

'It made me question my ancestry': does DNA home testing really understand race?

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