Ancestry vs. Family Tree DNA: Which One is Your Best Bet? Once upon a time, people eager to learn about family trees used journals and photo albums stored in attics to figure how who–to invoke Biblical lingo–begot whom. Nowadays, the DNA helix does what family records can’t: laboratory tests break down DNA samples submitted by those eager to know more about their deepest roots.
Surprises? You can count on them: from discovering unknown Native American ancestry to learning forefathers may have come to the U.S. on the Mayflower, tracking DNA has become an [...]