The Y chromosome is a sex chromosome. Sex chromosomes carry the genetic code that makes each of us male or female. All people inherit two sex chromosomes. One comes from their mother and the other from their father. Men receive a Y chromosome
Tools meant to reunite families are now being “used essentially to get families to put their members in jail.” Please note that the type of DNA being used by police is autosomal DNA, not Y-DNA. Our Phillips DNA Project is a Y-DNA project. Click
Seniors beware. A new genetic testing scam preys on seniors' cancer fears and may be costing taxpayers million. The cancer test may be the hook, but the real goal is to collect as many Medicare numbers as possible. Read the whole story at this
You should test more Y-chromosome DNA short tandem repeat (STR) markers when you wish to compare additional markers against others with similar results. They will refine your matches for genealogical purposes.
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