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The Slippery Slope — The DNA Geek

A family friend has leukemia. He’s 11. Without chemotherapy, he would have died. Thanks to modern biomedical research, though, he’s through the worst of the treatment, back in school, and doing well. He’s even participating in a drug study to … Continue reading

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AncestryDNA Is Using FIRs to Distinguish Full and Half Siblings – The DNA Geek

Thank to the DNA Geek for sending the e-mail and the fir humor: https://thednageek.com/ancestrydna-is-using-firs-to-distinguish-full-and-half-siblings/. Leah does a great job of explaining how AncestryDNA is using FIRs to determine full vs. half-siblings.

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