A Mom Gave Her Quadruplets DNA Tests To Discover Whether Ancestry Kits Actually Do What They Say

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And Dr. Ballard agreed with Jones, having told KPIX 5 that DNA testing sites such as Ancestry DNA and 23andMe tend to provide accurate breakdowns of a person’s ethnic background. Furthermore, the DNA expert said that these results will improve further as a greater number of samples are accumulated and the data available to the geneticists increases.

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And while Jones did learn that she could trust the results she received – her heritage was likely Irish, after all – there were some interesting findings about genetics testing in general. For one thing, Ancestry DNA linked users with other potential family members who had also been tested by the site’s scientists.

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