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Human DNA is a Puzzle

In genetic ancestry testing, even identical twins who have virtually the same DNA may or may not get the same results.

Different DNA companies can show different results, in the case of twins.

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Ancestry and Heritage

Human history is complicated and messy, and cannot be tracked fully with a DNA test.

DNA ancestry tests aren't completely linked to the heritage. There can be some ancestors from which we haven't inherited any DNA.

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A Booming Business

Consumer genetic testing is expanding as more than 26 million people have taken this kind of test, according to the MIT Technology Review.

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The First Step

DNA tests are still considered estimates, due to imperfect data.

When a person wanting to give the test provides the DNA sample through the saliva, the company checks for variance in the saliva, as 99.9 percent of the DNA is the same in humans.

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99.9 percent Accuracy

Even a 99.9 percent accuracy can result in discrepancies because, with 1 million genome places, there is a chance of 1000 errors.

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Many who have done a DNA home test begin to question their family heritage and wonder if they might have been misled. However, taking DNA tests from different companies reveal wildly varying results. There are a few reasons for this: 

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DNA home tests

Some problems arise regarding DNA home tests about what happens after the results of land.

  • Storage of sensitive genetic information. An open-source DNA testing site was recently used by the police to identify a killer.
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What Is A Human Genome?

What Is A Human Genome?

A genome is an organism's complete set of DNA, the chemical compound that contains the instructions needed to develop and direct the activities of...

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