What DNA ancestry tests can � and cant � tell you Vox

What DNA ancestry tests can — and cant — tell you Vox At home DNA ancestry tests have become hugely popular in recent years. More than have taken one, and if the kits marketing is to be believed, the tests can help you learn where your DNA comes from — and even where your ancestors […]

Generations See What Their 150 Year Old Relatives Look Like For The First Time

– I have no idea who that is and why I’m upset about it. – Oh! (gasps) What? – I feel like my roots have been spread out and I’m reaching out into the past. ♪ (rock intro) ♪ – (FBE) Well, this time of year tends to bring people together, and it usually means […]

EmeriTALKS Speaker: Direct-to-Consumer Ancestry Testing in the Age of Genetic Crime Solving

[MUSIC PLAYING] So today, I wanted to talk to you about this interesting intersection between direct-to-consumer ancestry testing, which I think I know some of you in this room may have participated in and may have done yourselves and its use in solving cold cases or, in some cases now, cases that are not cold […]


Hello my friends from Facebook and those who follow me on Youtube I’ve been waiting for this moment If you know me, you know that I’ve always wondered what are my roots because as many of you already know I don’t know my biological family from my dad’s side because he was adopted So I […]

Making the Cut | Session 1: Science and Society || Radcliffe Institute

– Good morning, everyone. I’m Tomiko Brown-Nagin, the Dean of the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and I’m delighted to see all of you here today. I’m so pleased to welcome you to the Radcliffe Symposium focused on the critical and urgent topic of human gene editing. Now, I say urgent because we find ourselves […]

Alleles and Genes

Captions are on! Click CC at bottom right to turn off. Keep up to date by following us on Twitter (@AmoebaSisters) and Facebook! I don’t remember which grade it was where I learned something about my tastebuds that can never be unlearned, but the event and the lesson with genetics has stuck with me forever. […]

How at-home DNA tests helped solve this 30-year-old murder

JUDY WOODRUFF: So far this year, law enforcement has identified over 70 suspects using a new technique called genetic genealogy. This is the same tool that detectives in California last year used to identify the so-called Golden State Killer. In the first of two stories, William Brangham explains how this tool works and why it’s […]

What Lisa Guerrero Learned About Her Background When She Took the MyHeritage DNA Test

– [Narrator] We teamed up with MyHeritage and their expert Rafi Mendelsohn to reveal exciting information about Lisa Guerrero’s family background. – I took the MyHeritage DNA test and my mom is from Chile and my father is from the U.S.. So, I’m very curious about the results. – Well Lisa, as you know, the […]