Tags:Genes

Left-Handedness: Genes or Chance?

Is anyone left-handed in your family? My older sister is. Growing up, she always had to remind my right-handed parents to buy her special left-handed scissors, can openers, and...

DNA Basics Image

DNA Basics Chapter 5: How DNA testing works

DNA testing is a great tool for discovering your family history and it is now more accessible than ever. With a simple cheek swab — no spit or blood...

DNA Basics Image

DNA Basics Chapter 4: A Glossary of Terms

We’ve covered quite a few concepts in the DNA Basics series so far. Here is a glossary of terms both as a review, and as a helpful reference for...