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Who’s Your (Great-Grand) Daddy? New DNA Tests Can Tell

Posted on 12/14/2012 by | Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthIf you’re into genealogy and tracing your ancestral roots, new — and cheaper — DNA tests can help you expand the family tree. The Wall Street Journal reports that while DNA tests have been used primarily to establish paternity, a few companies are now offering commercialized tests that let you go back centuries to figure out great-grandparents, distant cousins and the like. This past May, Ancestry.com, a site where people can track their family trees, started selling a DNA test …