X/Y Inheritance and mtDNA

Human DNA is composed of 23 pairs of chromosomes. Chromosomes 1 – 22 are autosomes. These chromosomes are not differentiated by sex. Half of your DNA is inherited from your father and half from your mother. The autosomal DNA which comes from your father has the same number of genes as the DNA half which is […]

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Everyone grows up with family folklore. These are stories that popup in every family gathering. No Thanksgiving or Christmas or Fourth of July cookout is complete without that story about Dad’s refusal to ask for directions or Mom’s turkey disaster. Sometimes these stories revolve around family history – great great something grandfathers and cousins numbered […]