What DNA Can (and Can’t) Do for Your Research


by Meryl Schumacker, CG

In a toolbox, each tool serves a specific purpose. If you venture beyond a tool’s purpose—try to drive a screw into a piece of wood with only a tape measure—it’s not going to go well. Genealogy’s newest, shiniest toolbox—DNA—is no different. Today, we will parse the DNA-screw from the DNA-tape measure by identifying which DNA tests are the proper tools for which types of genealogical research.

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