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I was at breakfast the other day with some family friends, and the topic of genealogy came up. Over the past few years, various sites have sprouted up that offer to trace your origins all the way back in time; in some cases, all the way back to the eras of early human development. One of my favorite authors has actually written a book about the results of his test.
The idea behind the test is simple. You order a “kit” online, and when the kit arrives, all you have to do is dribble into a test tube, seal it up with your information, and send it on its way and await the results.
While I was at breakfast with my friends, they were discussing how they were going to send away for their kit to trace their…