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Tina Hesman Saey

FAMILY FINDER  Science News reporter Tina Hesman Saey tried out several consumer genetic testing companies to learn more about her ancestry.

Michael Douglas

FINDING FAMILY DNA testing helped Michael Douglas find his biological family in southern Maryland and his Irish roots.

a crime scene

DNA DETECTION  Police are using DNA in new ways in crime investigations: to probe family trees in public genealogy databases for suspects. The technique, called genetic genealogy, raises privacy concerns. 

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