Law enforcement can request genetic info from the two genealogy companies to identify you in a criminal investigation.
PBS has halted the third season production of Finding Your Roots after an investigation proved the omission of Ben Affleck’s slave-owning ancestor violated ethical guidelines. The network also postponed the order of a fourth season until they are confident in the show’s editorial standards, Mashable reports. The third season of the theology-themed show, hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr., was […]
According to a new study, six million Americans who classify themselves as White have some African ancestry. For the study, which was conducted by the American Journal of Human Genetics, researchers looked at records of individuals using the genetic testing service 23andMe.com who identified as European, African and Latino descent. They deduced that 3.5 percent of […]
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