Benefits of Non-Invasive Prenatal Paternity Testing

Gone are the days where you have to wait for your child to be born to test paternity. With all of the technological advances made in recent years, women are now able to test the paternity of their child while the child is still in their womb. There are a few paternity tests that women…

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Hair Follicle Vs. Urinalysis

Today, we are talking about drug testing. Did you know that there are two different types of drug tests that are performed? When you go to get drug tested, you’ll either have your hair follicles or your urine tested. What’s the difference? Which one is more effective? Read on to find out more.   Urinalysis…

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How Much DNA Do You Share?

Have you ever wondered just how much DNA you share with a specific family member? DNA Services Unlimited is here to help you out! Below you’ll find a list that summarizes an approximate percentage of DNA shared for different types of relationships. Identical Twins: 100% Full Siblings: 50% Parent & Child: 50% Aunts & Uncles…

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Full Siblings vs Half Siblings

Did you know that there are specific ways to tell the difference between a full sibling and a half sibling? In simple terms, half siblings share either the same mother or father, while full siblings share both, but it can actually be broken down even further. It all has to do with the number of…

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What are DNA Mutations???

Believe it or not, many times during the DNA testing process, a type of “mutation” can occur. Whenever you hear of a mutation, the initial response can be to panic or worry that something may have gone wrong, but we’re here to make sure you don’t jump to conclusions just yet. What exactly is a…

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How Do DNA Home Kits Work?

Did you know that at-home DNA Tests can help you determine paternity? A home DNA test can give you the peace of mind you’ve been seeking all from the comfort of your home! DNA Services Unlimited offers a paternity home testing kit for $179. This kit is a simple, easy, and discreet way to get…

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Finding Unknown Relatives Through DNA Testing

A ton of us have gaps in our family trees. What do you really know about your paternal great-great grandfather? Or your maternal great-grandmother? Some people can shrug off the unknown without a second thought, while others desperately need to fill in the gaps to get a better understanding of who they actually are. How…

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DNA Pop Quiz!

Let’s test your DNA knowledge! 1. What does DNA stand for? a) deoxynucleic acid b) deoxyribonucleic acid c) do not abbreviate d) deoxynucleic arm 2. Thymine always pairs with: a) adenine b) cytosine c) guanine d) Rna 3. The DNA molecule is held together by: a) hydrogen bonds b) magnetism c) glucose d) glue 4.…

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DNA Fingerprinting

Have you ever been fingerprinted? For a job? A volunteering opportunity? Or just out of curiosity? If you want to learn more about DNA fingerprinting and why it’s important, keep on reading below. DNA fingerprinting is a test that helps identify and evaluate the genetic information that is found in DNA. The test is used…

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Black and White Twins: Fact or Fiction?

You may have seen pictures or heard stories where “twins” look completely different. One has blonde hair, while the other is a brunette. One is very tall, while the other is on the shorter side. One is black, while the other is white — wait what? How is this possible? “Twins who look so different…

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