DNA ancestry kits make it easy to trace your lineage and discover where your ancestors came from (maybe the “old country” isn’t Italy so much as Portugal), and none of them make it easier than the one from 23andMe. All you — or your gift recipient — has to do is spit into a tube and send it back to 23andMe to learn you worldwide ancestry composition (including how much Neanderthal DNA you’ve inherited). Note: This kit is different from the 23andMe health and ancestry kit, which includes reports on genetic health risks you may have, though that’s on sale for 35 percent off, too.
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