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How To Get A DNA Test

DNA paternity testing is finally determined, if a man is the father of a particular child. brothers and DNA maternity test are also available. For those who have an interest in genealogy or ethnic origin, laboratories for many DNA [more...]

Date: 2010-06-02 00:22:09

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Dienekes' Anthropology Blog: DNA tests for asylum seekers

ScienceInsider has some reactions to plans from the UK Border Agency to use DNA tests to verify claims of asylum seekers that they do in fact come from the countries they claim (e.g., Somalia), rather than other ones which do not face the same geopolitical turmoil. This is a real problem for European countries, as many illegal immigrants without documents claim to be from war-zones. I am completely in agreement with the use of DNA tests to substantiate asylum seekers' claims, with the caveat that the followed protocols should be transparent to the scientific community, so that they can be [more...]

Date: 2009-10-01 08:00:00


The Genetic Genealogist | Genetic Testing With 23andMe â ...

Posted on: March 12, 2009 9:10 AM, by Daniel MacArthur Genetic genealogist Blaine Bettinger explores the results of his ancestry testing from 23andMe, and compares it to previous results from a much # 2 Hillbilly M.F.A.: May 2008 Says: March 14th, 2009 at 3:24 pm Genetic Genealogist Genetic Testing With 23andMe – Ancestry Testing 2 days # 3 Elijah Muhammad - Page 2 - Anthropology Forum Says: April 18th, 2009 at 5:59 am concluded that the East Asian ancestry reported by AncestryByDNA was most likely Amerindian. http://www.thegeneticgenealogist.com…estry-testing/ [more...]

Date: 2009-03-12 07:00:24


How does a DNA test tell you which nationality you are?

With the human genome sequenced, we have available tens of thousands of DNA samples with information on the ethnicity and national background of the people they came from. It is possible, for some countries and areas, to find patterns that built up when people were settled there for some time. So if your DNA matches those patterns, more or less, it can suggest your background. Of course, if your great, great, great grandparents immigrated to South Dakota from Russia and lived among similar immigrants, such a test is going to indicate a Russian nationality. And if they moved around between [more...]

Date: 2009-06-04 23:08:29


Africa Rising 2010: Three Paths to Dual Citizenship

members of the African Diaspora can now pursue citizenship in countries in which those from their ethnic group now reside. The test, which draws on DNA data from throughout Africa, shows you where the specific branch of your ethnic group resides today. It will not tell you where they were when your ancestors were stolen away, but then the borders established by the colonial powers were and are artificial and do not reflect the normal migration patterns that have held for millennia. We believe this DNA testing can be further certified by African scientists if necessary so that African [more...]

Date: 2010-10-02 01:24:00


Guide to Ethnic DNA Testing: How to Prove Your Ancestors' Ethnicity

Learn how ethnic DNA testing can measure your geographical and racial heritage, including native American, African American, and Jewish [more...]

Date: 2009-04-20 14:50:06


The Spittoon » What DTC Genetic Testing Can—and Can't—Tell You

Unknown genetic factors, as well as environment, are also important.  Additionally, because most research is conducted in populations with European ancestry, people from ethnic minorities get limited information from DTC genetic testing. Through its research, 23andMe is working to improve the information that all people can get from their DNA data.  Our 23andWe surveys allow everyone to contribute to work aimed at understanding some of the most basic facets of our biology, and have already resulted in the publication of a report in a peer-reviewed scientific journal.  Our Parkinson’s [more...]

Date: 2010-08-03 15:58:54


Is DNA Testing in America Today Reliable?

DNA is acquaint with in practically all section of not solitary the being group except in entirely source of revenue things. The DNA is stored in the nucleus, which is regarded in the function of the understanding concentrate of the cell, in addition to proviso all DNA were threadbare commencing its spaghetti comparable makeup it would stand up near so far above the ground being a man. DNA is time and again referred headed for in the same way as the molecule of heredity, what this DNA is liable representing the genetic reproduction of a large amount inherited traits. This is why DNA testing [more...]

Date: 2010-10-09 07:08:15


Tribal DNA Test How Different American Indian Tribes Have ...

Generations of American families in the United States sometimes believe that they have Native American blood in their genes. If traditional research methods fail to produce any information, a DNA test may be just the thing you should try.Here are some things you should know about DNA testing and how it may determine which American Indian tribe you belong to:1. A DNA test can determine two of an individual’s many lineages.One way to determine a lineage is the mtDNA or the mitochondrial DNA test, which traces the genetic lineage along the maternal line. The Y chromosome DNA test, on the other [more...]

Date: 2010-09-10 07:46:18


Black People : DNA by Ancestry admixture test

OK, this is a personal thread really, but if anyone has time to post a reply I’d be really greatful… I think I remember someone on Destee posting results they got off this test – not sure how many other people here might have had this done… Anyways I sent off for my results a couple of weeks ago and have another couple at least before I get any results… Now this is a question for those of you with some expertise in this genetics stuff – exactly what does the test result prove? I’d originally thought it would basically give me an idea of the proportions in my ethnic background [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 04:47:06


The Spittoon » Ancestry at 23andMe: What Can You Learn?

Genetic testing is not a concept that most people encounter outside of popular TV shows and so when you hear about services such as 23andMe’s, you might be wondering what exactly it is you’re getting. Even after you’ve signed up and have your data back, you might not know where to start exploring or how to make sense of the wealth of information you’ve just received. Since many people are unfamiliar with genetics and 23andMe offers several unique features, we’ll be presenting a series of posts to help both current customers and the curious reader to understand what you can (and [more...]

Date: 2010-09-16 16:00:43


Why You Should Have A DNA Ethnicity Test

Another important reason to have a DNA ethnicity test is to ascertain your legal rights. As in the case of many Native Americans of mixed ethnic backgrounds, establishing the fact that they really are a member of the tribe might entitle them to some hefty monetary benefits along with additional legal rights that are afforded to Native American tribes because they act as their own government. But many individuals have a DNA ethnicity test merely because they wish to learn more regarding their ancestry. In this day and age having a mixed heritage is something to be proud of instead of [more...]

Date: 2010-03-07 18:04:25


Black People : DNA by Ancestry admixture test - Black People ...

Now this is a question for those of you with some expertise in this genetics stuff - exactly what does the test result prove? I'd originally thought it would basically give me an idea of the proportions in my ethnic background as in how many % black, native American etc that I am. Now I've become a little confused by the fact that apparently siblings can end up with different results - does this mean the test is really determining your own individual mix - I've heard tell of white sperm and black sperm coming from a mixed father, but have no idea if that's scientifically possible. I've also [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 03:31:48


Bio Technology: DNA Testing (Ethnic Point of View)

Biotechnology, Mesothelioma,Gene Therapy, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid), Deoxyribonucleic Acid, DNA Testing, Ethnicity in DNA Testing, Gene therapy for Asbestos, Mesothelioma Victims, DNA and RNA Structure and Function DNA testing has far reaching implications. It is being used not just for serious purposes like forensic science but also to determine the ethnicity of individuals. A particular company, marketing its tests to determine the ethnicity of people calls it recreational genomics. These tests have become extremely common these days and are being employed by a large number of [more...]

Date: 2010-08-21 00:20:00


Is That True That People Can Trace Their Ancestor Lines Via ...

Genealogy research has been one upcoming and popular thing when one of the most sought talk show celebrities, Oprah Winfrey announced on her show that DNA testing has managed to track her origin ethnic to a Kpelles tribe located in [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 18:21:38


Genetic ancestry has no effect on asthma response in African ...

Their breathing function was tested before and after the six-week treatment protocol. Genetic testing was done on DNA isolated from a single blood sample. “This is one of the first studies to use genetic ancestry to help clarify whether response to medication differs from race or ethnic groups. Fortunately, our results suggest that this potentially life-saving asthma medication is equally beneficial across groups,” said Dr. Keoki Williams, the study’s senior author. The study is published online at the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. (ANI) Posted by Tanushree on Sep 28th, [more...]

Date: 2010-09-28 10:02:07


Date: 2010-09-27 19:04:59


YouTube - Kim Kardashian's Ethnic Background

Are people this stupid? You can't do a DNA test on someone to find out the percentage of their ancestors that had a certain nationality. I mean, there is no Armenian gene they could test for that has "Armenia" written on it. [more...]

Date: 2010-08-27 03:37:43


Kevin MacDonald: Series on Leo Frank, Part I « The Occidental ...

Would it were possible to exhume the body of that poor girl and do an DNA test …I am sure the ADL would make sure the results, if the 'wrong' results' were suppressed. The 'truth' in our sense means NOTHING to the Jewish community. ... then this would indicate precisely that Tribe ethno-identity eclipsed any notion of the “international brotherhood of the proletariat”. Anti Zionist Tribe radicals spent all of their time telling the ethnically European American working [more...]

Date: 2010-01-15 18:28:08


Nancy (nee: Millette) Doucet and her alleged DNA results:

Recently, I was informed via email that Nancy Doucet has stated on the White Pines Association (yet another Incorporation) that she's President of, that quote, "Friday, 23 October 2009 10:12 Nancy The White Pine Association is pleased to announce the National Geographic DNA Study is now being posted for those who had their test done on location in Koas area last March. The results are showing a strong identity for those of this area. My DNA and other tribal members clearly shows Native American blood lines. We are pleased this study has helped those people who have had oral family history [more...]

Date: 2009-10-26 23:11:00


DNAction » Pathway Launches an Extended Carrier Status Screening ...

Traditionally, pregnancy-related genetic testing has been limited to prospective parents whose family history or ethnicity suggests that they may be at an increased risk for a particular genetic disease. One example of this is genetic screening for Tay-Sachs disease mutations in people of Ashkenazi Jewish origin. The problem with this approach is that it relies on self-reported ethnicity and family history, which can be incomplete or misleading. Additionally, the ethnic distribution and prevalence of many genetic disease-causing mutations is not known. The Simple Solution Using only a [more...]

Date: 2010-09-02 19:09:22


01-22-2011 The DNA Trail: A Genealogy of Short Plays about ...

Theatre meets science when a diverse group of playwrights each agree to take a genealogical DNA test and revisit their assumptions about identity politics and the perennial question, “Who am I?” Self, family, community and ethnicity are [more...]

Date: 2010-10-11 01:03:04


No link between genetic ancestry, asthma response in African ...

Genetic testing was done on DNA isolated from a single blood sample. "This is one of the first studies to use genetic ancestry to help clarify whether response to medication differs from race or ethnic groups," says Keoki Williams, [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 07:00:00


DNA Testing for Genealogy: What's in it for Me?

DNA Testing for Genealogy is one of the much discussed topics in the field of genealogy nowadays. DNA Testing for Genealogy is also referred to as ‘genetic genealogy’. Genealogical DNA testing is carried out in order to determine the intensity of genetic relationship between individuals. DNA Testing for Genealogy is extremely advantageous as it involves DNA comparison from different people in order to find out common ancestors or homelands. “Check out some videos on DNA Testing for Genealogy“ Spitting Images: My First DNA Test Editor Allison Stacy shares her first foray into genetic [more...]

Date: 2010-10-10 09:36:33


D-Bags of Match.com Revisited « Borderline Amazing

While cleaning out all of my old email folders this morning I decided it was time to erase my collection of scary Match.com messages that kept my friends and I entertained for a month. But I realized I would be doing everyone a huge disservice if I didn’t take a minute to review a few of my favorite D-bags. Here’s what: it’s hard knocks for a single on the street out there. I’m not into shaming the nice guys who may have posted an unfortunate picture or two. It took an extremely d-baggy e-mail message to make my list…and because of this, I feel totally fine including their [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 17:03:47


Panel packs perspectives on race

The presentation began by showing a clip from the documentary “The Human Family Tree – A Migratory History of the Human Race,” which is about the Genographic project by National Geographic. The five-year project gathered DNA from people all over the world and managed to trace the geographical origin of human genes back thousands of years to Africa. It was only about 60,000 years ago that humans began to migrate to other continents, only 2,000 generations, or a blink of the biological eye. Hutchinson picked up the topic of the biology of race from there. He talked about how the study of [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 15:00:13


The Genetic Genealogist | A Review of Family Tree DNA's Family ...

Connecting with Cousins: Unlike 23andMe’s Relative Finder, where communicating with genetic relatives in their database can be challenging (although 23andMe is launching improvements to the system that will make identifying and communicating with relatives easier), this product is intended for and marketed to genealogists.   The results are provided using the following format (picture courtesy of the ISOGG wiki Family Finder page, image has been altered for privacy reasons): The results provide information about the identified genetic cousin, including the suggested relationship, the [more...]

Date: 2010-07-20 02:09:25


ISPUB - What's There In Our Genes? A Case For A More Inclusive And ...

We need better reviews, use of both qualitative and quantitative data as well as much more rigorous testing of newer and older models. Only then may we make full use of this large amount of data that has already been collected over the years. What we have described here, for now, presents part of the picture seen from the Indian subcontinent as an example. However, this situation is probably true of other parts of the world as well, perhaps even those areas where it has been assumed that the data is likely to be homogenous. Thus, even biological anthropologists need to add new sensitivities [more...]

Date: 2010-10-07 04:39:48


Discover Your Heritage With A DNA Ethnicity Test

There are several reason why you should have a DNA ethnicity test. Some ethnic groups are more prone to medical problems and diseases than others, some people need to prove their ethnic heritage in order to receive financial and legal benefits that are only available to those groups and others may need the information simply to continue their research into their family tree. Whatever your reason, a DNA ethnicity test can be very helpful and informative. Studies have shown for years that certain ethnic groups are more prone to certain diseases. For example, African Americans are more [more...]

Date: 2010-03-12 12:42:32


Mutant gene discovery in Jews may stop brain damage | Sevarth

As the disease is both severe and common, testing for these mutations will probably soon become a routine prenatal genetic screening test in these two populations so that future cases can be prevented, by carriers either not marrying each other or having children together, or by abortion or pre-genetic diagnosis to choose healthy embryos for in-vitro fertilization. Prof. Ohad Birk and doctoral student Orly Agamy of the National Institute for Biotechnology in the Negev at BGU and colleagues at Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba demonstrated the first human disease associated with a [more...]

Date: 2010-10-12 07:23:13


Genetic-testing services offer 'misleading' results | California Watch

Flickr photo by Horia Varlan Genetic-testing services that can be administered at home and sent off to a lab misinformed their customers, promising "DNA-based disease predictions" and more, according a government employee's testimony to a Congressional subcommittee Thursday. The testing services – three of which have California offices – were found giving "test results that are misleading and of little or no practical use" to fictitious profiles that the U.S. government accountability office created, Gregory Kutz of the GAO testified Thursday. The GAO purchased 10 tests from four [more...]

Date: 2010-07-28 07:05:18


UK Border Agency Nationality Testing by DNA Flawed?

Alec Jeffreys, University of Leicester states the following, “Nationality is not genetic, and by the UK Border Agency’s logic, huge numbers of people in the US and UK would fail a DNA-based nationality test (there is no defined US ethnic population unless you use indigenous North Americans in which case virtually everyone fails, and much the same is true for the UK). ” Following are links to several blogs at Science Insider that might be of interest. Sept. 29, 2009: Decry “Flawed” and “Horrifying” Nationality Tests Sept. 29, 2009: Key Questions on Nationality Testing Sept. 29, [more...]

Date: 2009-09-29 15:28:12


Can an Indian DNA Test Find or Prove Native American Ancestry?

Their admixture report attempts to separate “Asian” ancestry into Indigenous American and East Asian components. This could be more useful for an Indian DNA test. But the population data is from relatively small samples. So the accuracy can be severely limited by statistical noise.NOTE: Those who have been around DNA testing for awhile will recognize this as the old DNA Print test licensed to a different company. DNA TribesAnother possibility for an Indian DNA test is DNA Tribes. They use a set of 21 autosomal markers, including the CODIS markers used by police in forensic investigations. [more...]

Date: 2010-03-12 16:15:35


Guide to Ethnic Ancestry DNA Testing: How to Prove Your Ethnicity

To learn how DNA testing can help you identify and confirm Native American ancestry, see Indian DNA Test. If you want to confirm Jewish ancestry, read this article by the founder of Family Tree DNA. Return from Ethnic Ancestry Intro to DNA Testing [more...]

Date: 2010-05-24 16:03:03


Ancestral DNA Testing « : Blisstree - Serious Health and Wellness ...

using DNA testing for other more legitimate reasons, such as for improving their health. Anyway, Carolina A. Miranda of Time Magazine is the latest to delve into her ancestry using ancestral DNA tests. Today at least half a dozen companies will, for about $200 a pop, take your spittle, analyze the heck out of it and tell you who and what you are. The tests are popular among adoptees, armchair genealogists and high school seniors praying that a link to some underrepresented ethnic group will help get them into the Ivies. Already a card-carrying minority, I thought a test might help me figure [more...]

Date: 2006-08-28 20:54:21


Paternity Test: How Does DNA Testing Work?

The benefits of paternity test: Of course, foremost benefit of the paternity test is identifying the father of a child. Apart from that, paternity or DNA test brings in more valuable benefits. DNA testing is the accurate method compared to other traditional methods to find biological father of a child Ethnic background and genealogical history can be identified When students need to obtain certain scholarships due to ethnic background, in absence of other valid proof, DNA test results are accepted as a proof of identification by Immigration authorities Legally accepted method throughout the [more...]

Date: 2010-09-29 06:48:42


The Real Eve Streaming

The Real Eve Streaming. Movie Title: The Real Eve Average customer review: The Real Eve is available for streaming or downloading. Click Here to Stream or Download The Real Eve I highly recommend this work!!! Two-thumbs up. It’s possibly the best allotment of work on the genealogy and evolution of humans I have seen in my lifetime. By researching and explaining the migration of novel humans from Africa throughout the rest of the world the research completely challenges our whole conception of Speed since it proves that we are all related somehow — every single person on the planet can [more...]

Date: 2010-10-05 14:40:23


Choose Dna Testing Lab Carefully | Studio WebDesign Blog

Due to intricate nature of a DNA, matching genetic data for developing genetic relation is much easier. This test is also frequently used in the cases of paternity disputes. Without getting any DNA sample from father, you can prove the relation from your DNA sample. Biologische vader is not needed to contribute DNA sample for conducting this test. Just by taking DNA sample from a close relative of alleged father to determine the actual relation. You can look for a good testing lab for carrying out DNA-testwithout any hassles. Highly detailed and reliable report will be easy to compare. Such a [more...]

Date: 2010-10-13 15:39:23



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