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Researchers underscore limitations of genetic ancestry tests

October 19, 2007

Although many people rely on commercially available genetic tests for insights into their ancestry, consumers should be aware of significant limitations in such testing, according to a group of researchers commenting in today's issue of the journal Science.

WLS: The long-term study that almost wasn’t

July 17, 2007

It's now one of the longest social science investigations ever. Yet, at the beginning, the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study (WLS) wasn't meant to last.