Tagged With Genealogy

I tried 23andMe and Helix to find out which DNA test would guess my ancestry more accurately


Google's life-extension spinoff teamed up with Ancestry to study 54 million family trees — and learned that a surprising factor helps determine how long we live


10 of the most common last names in the world and the fascinating origins behind them



DNA-testing companies like 23andMe sell your genetic data to drugmakers and other Silicon Valley startups


A collaboration between Google’s secretive life-extension spinoff and popular genetics company Ancestry has quietly ended


Angelina Jolie shed light on a genetic mutation tied to breast cancer risk -- now 23andMe will test you for it, but scientists are worried



The host of PBS' 'Finding Your Roots' explains how he traces family trees for celebrities