Genealogy (family history) is a hot topic. Associating ourselves with our family’s origins can help us to establish our identity in an increasingly fragmented world. Genetics and DNA testing are also attracting a lot of attention. Can we find our identity in our genetic origins? Family history and the science of genetics may appear poles apart, yet they have much in common and interact in several positive ways.
Some medical conditions are caused by changes in our genetic material. They can be passed from one generation to the next. Genealogy allows researchers to trace back some of these conditions to their human origins. > more
Scientists have attempted to reconstruct the movement of different groups and the development of modern cultures. It appears we are all descended from a small group of early people, the mothers and fathers of all living human beings. > more