Types of DNA Explained

Many who don’t have a science background, let alone one in genetics, feel a bit intimidated by the thought of using DNA in their genealogy research. Rest assured, many others who felt just the same have gotten a handle on it and continue to learn and explore! Whether you prefer to learn by reading or watching a video with graphics, there are now many educational materials online, from beginner to advanced. I list a few here as a starting point:

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DNA for Beginners: The Three Tests” by Debbie Kennett

“Identifying Possible Common Ancestors Utilizing Multiple Tests”┬áby Roberta Estes