National DNA Day commemorates the successful completion of the Human Genome Project in 2003 and the discovery of DNA’s double helix in 1953. This year marks the 15th Anniversary of the completion of the Human Genome Project and is a day that many in the genealogy community look forward to. The DNA testing companies generally offer great discounts during the week, and it is a great opportunity to buy your first DNA test, or to stock up on kits to test family members.
“The greatest history book ever written is the one hidden in our DNA.” – Dr. Spencer Wells
I have long wanted to test my DNA, and that of my husbands, to see what clues and interesting discoveries we can learn. Continue reading “What’s in the DNA?”