Genetic Genealogy Articles
Meet the face and the force behind genealogy TV shows such as the PBS series—Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation database combines DNA results and family trees.
Step right up for a ride on the DNA bandwagon! Our reporter takes a firsthand look at genealogy's latest development to help you navigate the maze of hype and haplotypes (or, what I Learned About My Family History From a Few Cheek Cells).
Y-DNA testing opens up opportunities for women.
What's new in discovering, preserving and celebrating your family history.
What happens after you order a DNA test? What does that pile of numbers mean? Our layperson's guide addresses privacy concerns and tells how to analyze your results report.
You aced Biology 101, but genetic genealogy still makes you dizzy. Stop the whirlwind of haplotypes and helixes with our plain-English guide to DNA tests and what they mean for your pedigree.
Tracing your family medical history through genealogy can not only put you in touch with your past — it might save your life.
Forget the scientific jargon — you want to know how genetic genealogy applies to your real-life research situations. Our panel of experts gives you the skinny on using DNA to solve 10 common family tree quandaries.
Which DNA tests relate to which branches of your family tree? Consult this handy illustration.