CeCe Moore at Your Genetic Genealogist takes a close look at commercially available genetic ancestry tests from Family Tree DNA, Ancestry DNA, 23andMe, and National Geographic's Geno 2.0.

Moore finds that 23andMe matches her known ancestry the most closely and is the "most informative and flexible" but not without a few caveats. For example, it assigned some Finnish ancestry to her paternal side when it should all have come from her maternal side.

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