https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/primer/dtcgenetictesting/ancestrytesting

Jun 11, 2019 ... Mitochondrial DNA testing can be useful for genealogy because it ... pattern of SNPs might indicate that a person's ancestry is approximately 50 ...

https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2018/aug/11/question-ancestry-does-dna-testing-really-understand-race

Aug 11, 2018 ... The test showed that my blackness comes from Nigeria; 43% of my DNA, in fact. Then there's 1% from Kenya, and the rest from Great Britain ...

https://www.livescience.com/7384-genetic-ancestry-tests-hype-scientists.html

Oct 18, 2007 ... Such "vanity tests" rely on misconceptions about race and genetics. ... cheek, they can reveal a person's family tree and ancestral homeland. ... that share the same DNA as them, then these tests can certainly tell them that," ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genealogical_DNA_test

A genealogical DNA test is a DNA-based test which looks at specific locations of a person's genome, in order to find or verify ancestral genealogical relationships or (with lower reliability) to estimate the ethnic mixture of an individual. Since different testing companies use different ethnic reference groups and .... Y-DNA and mtDNA cannot be used for ethnicity estimates, but can be used ...

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/family-dna-ancestry-tests-review-comparison

Jun 13, 2018 ... Commercials abound for DNA testing services that will help you learn where your ancestors .... Most companies show a map of ethnic heritage.

https://www.sciencenews.org/article/dna-testing-ancestry-family-tree

Jun 13, 2018 ... AncestryDNA, the ancestry testing service with the biggest customer base, ... I can only guess that 23andMe's 3.9 percent Eastern European and 0.3 ...... RELATIONSHIPS This tree shows how a set of chromosomes from one ...

https://www.npr.org/sections/13.7/2016/02/12/466379200/can-you-tell-your-ethnic-identity-from-your-dna

Feb 12, 2016 ... The answer as to whether a DNA test can tell you your ethnic identity? Yes — and no. We know that, when it comes to DNA, geography matters.

https://www.vox.com/science-and-health/2019/1/28/18194560/ancestry-dna-23-me-myheritage-science-explainer

May 23, 2019 ... The limits of ancestry DNA tests, explained ... The other twin's test, meanwhile, showed she had just 3 percent “Broadly European” ancestry, and had ... Companies can analyze half a million SNPs or more in an ancestry test.

https://www.ancestry.com/dna/

Millions of people have uncovered something new. You can too. From your origins in over 500 regions to the most connections to living relatives, no other DNA ...

https://www.familytreemagazine.com/premium/dna-fact-or-science-fiction/

In fact, many are contributing to myths about what DNA testing can and can't do. ... Typically, genealogists use mtDNA to explore their ancient ancestry or to weed out .... That tool aims to show you where your ancestors were, not thousands of ...