Resources: Commercial DNA tests

DNA and Our Twenty-First-Century Ancestors. Home DNA ancestry kits include no ancestors, instead comparing customers to other present-day people based on assumptions about race and ethnicity. So what are they actually selling? By Professor Dauna Fullwiley. Boston Review, 2021: http://bostonreview.net/race/duana-fullwiley-dna-and-our-twenty-first-century-ancestors

Twins get ‘mystifying’ DNA ancestry test results (Marketplace) CBC Radio-Canada

Should you buy a Genetic Testing Kit? Consumer Federation of America, 2020: https://consumerfed.org/should-you-buy-a-genetic-testing-kit/

Direct to Consumer Genetic Tests: analysis of contracts and list of commercial companies, by Dr Andelka Phillips: https://www.andelkamphillips.com/direct-to-consumer-genetic-testing-research

Direct-to-consumer genetic testing, BMJ 2019: https://www.bmj.com/content/367/bmj.l5688

What DNA ancestry tests can – and can’t – tell you
Consider These Risks Before You Take That Test