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How Accurate is 23andMe? Ancestry and Ethnicity

How Accurate is 23andMe? Ancestry and Ethnicity

23andMe is one of the most popular consumer DNA tests in the world. People wonder how accurate its ancestry and ethnicity reports are. We have answers. Recently, we published an article describing various ways a consumer DNA test for family history can be wrong—and about how much of the time,...

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What is DNA?

What is DNA?

What is DNA? Here are answers about deoxyribonucleic acid and genetic testing. Use DNA tests to learn more about your family history or health. See how we can help!

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Can a DNA Test Be Wrong?

Can a DNA Test Be Wrong?

Can a DNA test be wrong? Usually not, and very rarely yes. Here we bust 3 common misconceptions about why you may think your Ancestry, 23andMe, MyHeritage, Family Tree DNA or Living DNA results are wrong. And, if you have unexpected results, what to do next.

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CRI Genetics | DNA Test Reviews

CRI Genetics | DNA Test Reviews

In this CRI Genetics review, we measure their DNA test against the two things a consumer DNA test for family history should provide: ethnicity reports and DNA matches. This is how CRI Genetics stacks up.

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Add a Beneficiary to Your DNA Test

Add a Beneficiary to Your DNA Test

If you add a beneficiary to your DNA test, you can stop wondering, “What happens to my DNA test results when I die?” Here’s a quick video tutorial on how to assign a beneficiary for an FTDNA kit and tips for ensuring your AncestryDNA, 23andMe, MyHeritage or Living DNA test results will get passed along.

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How to Share AncestryDNA Results

How to Share AncestryDNA Results

Sharing your AncestryDNA test results—ethnicity or match list or BOTH—can pique your relatives’ curiosity or help you and your DNA match figure out how you’re related. Here’s how to do it.

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