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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.

Get Your DNA Tested With Test Country Today! 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.

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:

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  • 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!


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5 stars
Test Country

TEST Best-In-Class Blue Ribbon Award

Test Country provides a huge 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, Test Country is a great place for your DNA testing needs. Read More... Visit

4.5 stars
23 and Me


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.
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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 oneĺs 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

Genetic Genealogy in Practice

This book is not to be confused with Blaine's second new book, also released in 2016, titled The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy. I knew Blaine had a book underway, but I had no idea he was simultaneously working on two!

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:15:00 GMT

23andMe Scientists Hope to Use DNA Testing to Help Black Americans Rediscover Their African Roots

A Mountain View, California, personal genomics and biotechnology company has announced that it will conduct a study to help African-Americans better understand where they came from prior to the transatlantic slave trade. In a Nov. 23 report by RT America ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 10:26:00 GMT

Why a hacker is giving away code that turns cars into self-driving machines

Companies in areas such as housing, DNA testing and aerospace are weighing whether to work with officials or to follow the playbook of companies such as Uber and Airbnb: asking forgiveness, but not permission, and seeing where the chips fall. In Comma's ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:15:00 GMT

What can you do with a home DNA machine? One unexpected answer: grow better truffles

Personal DNA testing machines are bringing lab-grade genetic technology within the reach of more people. A look at how a scientist-turned-farmer is using DNA testing to cultivate the most elusive - and prized - of foods. Truffles are lumpy, odoriferous ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 09:30:00 GMT

Yearlong wait for DNA testing results frustrates Utah judge, who threatens to put a crime lab employee in jail

A Utah judge frustrated over a lack of DNA results from the state crime lab said if the results aren't complete by next month, he'll put a crime lab employee behind bars. Christopher Lee Monson has been in jail for the past 13 months, after prosecutors in ...

Published:  Tue, 29 Nov 2016 07:20:00 GMT

Skeletons found from Inderhaar Pass to be sent for DNA testing

Two skeletons found from the Inderhaar Pass in the Dhauladhar range will be sent for DNA testing. Since it is being suspected that the skeletal remains may be of the two French trekkers, Valentin Marcel Gorges (20), and Francois Xavier Camille (21), who ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:23:00 GMT

He trusted girls, and paid with his life

DNA testing positively identified the skeletal remains on Tuesday. However, a forensic examination was unable to determine the cause of death. What was left of the body of 28-year-old Ramsingh was laid to rest following a Muslim funeral service on Wednesday.

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 08:02:00 GMT

State's attorney: DNA testing not done on knife in homicide case after 7 months

CLARKSBURG - A second Harrison County homicide case now may have to be postponed until next year because the State Police crime lab hasn't completed DNA testing. The lab on April 20 received a knife the state wants to submit as evidence in the case of ...

Published:  Tue, 29 Nov 2016 15:56:00 GMT

DNA Diagnostics Center® Announces Acquisition of IDENTIGENE®, LLC

FAIRFIELD, Ohio, Dec. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DNA Diagnostics Center® (DDC® or the Company), one of the world's largest private DNA testing companies, announces the acquisition of IDENTIGENE® LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sorenson Genomics ...

Published:  Fri, 02 Dec 2016 12:12:00 GMT

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