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How Long Does It Take To Get DNA Paternity Test Results?

Thousands of people each year purchase DNA paternity tests.

A Paternity DNA test is a  simple test, but it is one which is very important.

Paternity tests are useful tools to have in modern society and they are being used more and more for a variety of reasons.

In all cases, accuracy is critical. But in some cases, timing is also of the essence.

So how long does it typically take to get DNA paternity test results back?… Read the rest

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What Can A DNA Test Say About How We Look?

When it comes to how a perp looks, that old double helix, DNA, is beginning to provide biologists and forensic experts with all the data they need to evaluate a crime scene for forensic DNA analysis.

Genetics and criminal injustice have always gone hand-in-hand. For example, the Nazis justified death camps on the grounds that Jews as well as gypsies were genetically inferior.

But do you know that the Nazis took their cue from the eugenics legislation passed in the USA? This discussion has been going on a looong time.

Race is usually defined by skin color, but in reality skin color is but one of many genetic traits passed down within family trees. The differences between races are little more than skin deep, when you look at a person’s DNA.… Read the rest