One anthropologist says DNA-by-mail kits are ‘about as accurate as looking in the mirror.’

Ever used a DNA-by-mail kit like AncestryDNA or 23andMe?You might want to think twice before putting too much stock in your results. According to University of North Carolina-Charlotte anthropologist Jonathan Marks, the kits are not necessarily based on sound science. Here’s why:

DNA Websites Might Not Be As Accurate As You Think

One anthropologist claims DNA-by-mail tests like AncestryDNA are 'about as accurate as looking in the mirror.'

Posted by Dose on Thursday, July 13, 2017