Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

24/12/2008

NIST guides genetic genealogy labs toward improved accuracy

Anyone who has watched crime dramas on TV knows that forensic scientists can use DNA “profiling” to identify people from evidence gathered at a crime scene, establish a paternity link or help free an innocent person who has been wrongly jailed. A lesser known but rapidly growing application of DNA profiling is tracing a person’s paternal ancestry—a process known as genetic genealogy. for more click here

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