dna testing 

Could Prenatal DNA Testing Open Pandora's Box?

Credit: Jose Luis Pelaez, Getty Images NEW YORK (AP) - Imagine being pregnant and taking a simple blood test that lays bare the DNA of your fetus. And suppose that DNA could reveal not only medical conditions like Down syndrome, but al...Scientists have taken another step in prenatal testing that could predict medical conditions.

Twins Have Different Fathers

I knew this was a possibility when it came to cats, but I did not realize that two human babies born of the same mother at the same time could have different biological fathers. But they can! And an apparently they do in the case of Dallas mother Mia...

Do-it-yourself paternity testing

Yesterday, I wrote about Australian men's groups that want to make paternity testing mandatory, regardless of whether or not there is any question of paternity. If you don't live in Oz, or you can't wait for that to happen, you can just run down to y...

Adopted girls from China find their biological sisters

People Magazine is currently featuring an amazing article about American girls who were adopted from China finding their long-lost biological sisters.  The article features the Ettinghoff family, who adopted their daughter, Annie, from China in ...


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