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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DNA And Saliva

If you’ve ever gotten a DNA test, you may know, there are numerous ways to collect your DNA. One of those ways is through collecting your saliva. How exactly are DNA & saliva connected? Read on to find out more. 1) The majority of DNA found in saliva is of human origin: The majority of…

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3 Famous DNA Crime Cases!

Earl Washington Jr. In 1984, Earl Washington Jr., was wrongfully convicted for the rape and murder of Rebecca Lynn Williams and received the death penalty. Washington was only 22 years old and would go on to serve 17 years in prison. With just over a week before his execution, he was given a stay, and…

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What is RNA?

Ribonucleic acid, or RNA, is extremely essential to your health, yet it doesn’t get nearly as much attention as DNA. What exactly is RNA and why is it so beneficial? Read below to find out more!   RNA is a copy, or a transcription, of DNA. Everyone knows that DNA holds all of the information…

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Are They Cheating?

We’ve all been there in our relationships when the doubt starts to creep in. Who are they texting? Why do they keep coming home from the office so “late?” Are they cheating on me? Roughly 60% of all individuals involved in a relationship will engage in infidelity at some point. The thought of a significant…

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