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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!

College claims discovery of George Washington's hair, but fears DNA testing could destroy historic find

Union College has purportedly stumbled across an historic find hidden in the contents of a library book -- but the school is resisting a DNA test that could confirm the centuries-old find. A librarian cataloging historic books in the Schenectady, New York ...

Published:  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:42:00 GMT

Home DNA test leads to family reunion, but experts still urge caution

For generations, photo albums shared family stories as a way of preserving a family's genealogy, but mail-order DNA tests could potentially reveal more. The process is simple: collect saliva, usually by spitting into a tube or swabbing a cheek, then send ...

Published:  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:43:00 GMT

EastEnders airs big moment for Kim and Denise as their DNA test results arrive

EastEnders could be about to reveal the truth about Kim and Denise's relationship next week as the DNA test results come in. The BBC soap is currently revisiting the big twist about Denise and Kim not being biological sisters - after a whole year of mystery.

Published:  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:54:00 GMT

Paper-based DNA test 'SHERLOCK' can rapidly diagnose diseases

The test can accurately quantify the amount of target in a sample and test for multiple targets at once.PTI | February 19, 2018, 13:20 IST Representative image BOSTON: Scientists have developed the first inexpensive, miniature paper test that can precisely ...

Published:  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 18:47:00 GMT

DNA tests help families to find roots, unite

HOUSTON - Family is everything for Veronica Brown Rogers. Adopted by a married couple in Conroe when she was just 2 days old, Rogers said she's always wanted to know more about her roots. "My skin's always been darker," she said. "I always wanted to find ...

Published:  Sun, 18 Feb 2018 00:00:00 GMT

Defense seeks independent DNA testing in shooting case

The attorney for a 20-year-old man charged with pointing a gun at police won a motion seeking an independent expert's testing of a weapon found at the scene. Cory Cooper, 20, of Oak Park, Ill., was shot by a Kenosha Police officer on June 11 while ...

Published:  Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:00 GMT

Web coolness: A real life Super Mario curler, a DNA test comparison, texting 911, and more!

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. Could competitive video gaming become an Olympic sport (In the meantime, pick up Steep Winter Games, pictured above, celebrating PyeongChang 2018).

Published:  Mon, 19 Feb 2018 06:41:00 GMT

Medical examiner taps DNA science to find missing persons

One such advance, Sampson said, was learning how to get good genetic material out of bone fragments. DNA testing once required a large sample of blood or saliva that was often destroyed in the process. The latest genetic technology allows a few cells to be ...

Published:  Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:11:00 GMT

Kris Jenner Using DNA Test to Get Rid of Travis Scott Kendall & Gigi SCARED of Kaia Gerber -MOTW

Tyga is not ready to throw in the towel on his chances with Kylie Jenner just yet, and wants a DNA test to prove he's Stormi's daddy. Also, why are top models like Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner scared of rising star Kaia Gerber Find out in our Moments ...

Published:  Fri, 16 Feb 2018 17:28:00 GMT

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