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With recent advancements in scientific testing, it's becoming more commonplace for people to request DNA information. Why would you want to see your DNA? DNA testing is used today for a number of reasons including identifying human traits, infidelity testing, locating relatives, early detection of disease, and establishing paternity.

Several online companies exist today that have significantly reduced the cost of DNA testing and made the process very easy. For just a small fee, you can check the paternity of a child, look for the probability of life threatening diseases, find long lost relatives, and much more.

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5 stars
23 and Me

23 AND Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

23andMe is one of the most comprehensive DNA tests available for those looking to better understand their ancestry, determine whether or not they are carriers for inherited conditions, and get a gene-level analysis of their sensitivities to factors such as caffeine or lack of sleep. 23andMe's testing provides more than 60 in-depth results using rigorous processes approved by the FDA and is an excellent value for the cost. They earn our highest rating.
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4.5 stars
Live Well Testing


Live Well Testing provides a long list of reliable DNA testing options for both court admissible and non-court admissible results. Along with a professional website, customer friendly policies, and fair pricing, Live Well Testing is a great place for your DNA testing needs.
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3.5 stars


Medimpex offers access to DNA testing kits where paternity and infidelity testing are the main objectives. Despite a less professional and attractive website we appreciated Medimpex's reputation and fair pricing.
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3 stars
American Screening Corporation


ASC offers a decent selection of different DNA testing options. We were a little disappointed in the test descriptions, and lack of reporting. If you're looking for a more customer friendly and professional DNA testing experience we recommend you choose a higher ranked company.
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3 stars
Family Tree DNA


Family Tree DNA offers one of the most in-depth array of options for DNA testing specifically related to one’s family tree and is ideal for those seeking detailed information regarding their genetic ancestry. On the other hand, for those who want a DNA test for more immediate, practical reasons, such as determining paternity or finding out if they are a carrier of an inherited condition, they will want to consider one of the more comprehensive services in our review. Read More... Visit

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However, not all companies that offer DNA testing provide the same service or charge the same fees. Before you order a DNA testing kit yourself, you should consider the following important factors:

  • Purpose. Many DNA companies focus on testing for the sole purpose of identifying the mother or father of a child. If you're after health related information make sure the testing will serve that purpose.
  • Cost. DNA testing can range from $99 to $500 and up. Make sure you understand the cost and what you'll receive before you finalize your transaction.
  • Reporting. Once the DNA results come back you'll want a report easy to read. Look for a company that provides user friendly DNA results. has reviewed and ranked the best DNA testing services available today. We hope these reviews help you get the DNA tests that you're looking for!

NYC expands controversial DNA testing on seized guns to help charges stick

This story was reported by The Trace, a news site that covers guns in America, in partnership with WNYC Radio. Two NYPD officers watched from their patrol car one August night as Avree Lamar, a 19-year-old with an open arrest warrant, climbed into a cab ...

Published:  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 01:00:00 GMT

EverlyWell Partners with Helix to Launch New Suite of DNA Tests

EverlyWell, a next-generation health testing platform has launched three new biomarker and genomics products that will expand its established suite of at-home lab testing kits that provide insights about health and wellness. The new tests, which harness ...

Published:  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 22:12:00 GMT

A DNA-testing startup just launched an 'app store' for genetics

A Helix test kit, used for the Geno 2.0 test. Hollis Johnson DNA testing startup Helix has launched an "app store" for your genetic code with a number of partners offering tests on its new platform. The company and its launch partners are coming out with ...

Published:  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:11:00 GMT

High-Tech DNA Testing Could Help Diagnose Medical Mysteries For Kids In Need

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - Imagine the frustration of having a child with a rare condition and doctors can't figure out what's wrong. Some patients spend years waiting for the right diagnosis. As CBS2's Dr. Max Gomez reported, high-tech DNA testing is ...

Published:  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 14:51:00 GMT

New York bets on DNA testing to put gun offenders behind bars

The Trace is an nonprofit, nonpartisan media organization dedicated to increasing public understanding of gun violence through independent journalism. Your tax-deductible financial support helps expand the in-depth reporting we can dedicate to this vital ...

Published:  Mon, 24 Jul 2017 11:25:00 GMT

Judge: DNA testing eliminates two other suspects in case of Chesapeake man seeking writ of innocence

A Portsmouth judge forwarded seven pages of findings to the Virginia Supreme Court on Friday, but it's unclear what effect if any they will have on the innocence claim of a man who pleaded guilty to rape almost 40 years ago. Among other things, Judge ...

Published:  Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:54:00 GMT

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