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Tracing your Ancestry is About the Past. ConnectMyDNA is Now.

on Saturday, May 26th, 2012

This post brought to you by ConnectMyDNA.com. All opinions are 100% mine.I’m a big fan of the NBC TV show Who Do You Think You Are? and have been interested in tracing my family tree ever since a relative translated letters from my ancestors who came to the US from Germany in the early to Read More…

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The Ultimate Self-Portrait: DNA Portrait from ThinkGeek

on Monday, May 10th, 2010
Posted in: News

Here’s an unusual use for your DNA – artwork for your home.  The kit from ThinkGeek requires a cheek swab for DNA collection.   You send the swab in to the lab, where your DNA is processed into one of those electrophoresis spreads so familiar from those forensics shows.  The spread is photographed and colorized in Read More…

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Check your dog’s genealogy with a DNA kit

on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009
Posted in: Pet Gadgets

Whether you have a mutt or a supposed pure bred, The DNA Breed Identification kit from Viaguard, Inc. will show you which breeds your pooch has descended from along with possible genetic health concerns and personality traits. They send you the kit for free, but the processing will cost you $71 and some change. If Read More…