“I always dreamed of having identical twin girls” – How one mom found out the truth about her twins, with an AlphaBiolabs Twin DNA test

How one mom found out the truth about her twins, with an AlphaBiolabs Twin DNA test

When Kelly Coupland found out she was pregnant, it wasn’t long before she began to suspect she was having twins. After all, the symptoms were so much more intense than what she’d experienced with her first child: her son, Harry, aged one. And twins run in the family, with Kelly’s grandmother having had non-identical twin […]

Recognising grandparents this Grandparents Day (September 11th)

Grandparents Day

Celebrating the special bond shared by grandparents and grandchildren, Grandparents Day (11th September) is held each year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. Commemorating our connections with older generations, the day itself is a time to come together to honor the contributions that grandparents make to families and communities. But did you know that […]

10 fascinating & fun DNA facts you may not know

10 amazing DNA facts you may not know

As a laboratory with a successful track record providing peace of mind DNA testing for the public, we understand the complexity of DNA and what it can tell us about human beings. Our in-house geneticists analyze DNA samples every day to verify biological relationships between family members: from determining the identity of a child’s biological […]

Twin DNA – the science behind one of our most popular tests

Twin DNA – the science behind one of our most popular tests

As a leading DNA testing laboratory, we are often asked about the science behind peace of mind DNA testing, especially when we’re talking about twins. In the US, around 3% of pregnancies results in a multiple birth: a trend that has risen significantly in recent years and can be attributed to fertility treatments like in […]

National Aunt and Uncle Day – what can an aunt or uncle DNA test tell you?

National Aunt and Uncle Day

Today (26th July) is National Aunt and Uncle Day: a special day for families across the US to come together and celebrate aunts and uncles. In many families across the US, aunts and uncles play a significant role, sometimes acting as a second set of parents for nieces and nephews. But did you know that […]

Discreet, confidential DNA testing – what you need to know

Discreet, confidential DNA testing – what you need to know

As an award-winning, ISO 17025-accredited DNA testing laboratory, we are often asked how we can guarantee discretion for customers who choose us for their DNA testing. After all, DNA testing can be an extremely sensitive subject, especially in circumstances such as paternity testing, where the identity of a child’s biological father is in question. In […]

Introducing peace of mind Home Drug & Alcohol Tests from AlphaBiolabs

Introducing peace of mind Home Drug & Alcohol Tests from AlphaBiolabs

We are pleased to announce that you can now order a home drug and/or alcohol test quickly and easily online, direct from our award-winning, ISO 17025-accredited testing laboratory. With a successful track record in DNA testing, our newest tests allow you to test at home for drug and/or alcohol use, with fast, accurate and reliable […]

Celebrating National DNA Day with AlphaBiolabs

National DNA Day

Today (25th April) is National DNA Day, a day to celebrate the contribution that the discovery of DNA has made to scientific advancement. Held every year on 25th April and founded by the National Human Genome Research Institute, National DNA Day celebrates one of the most significant developments in molecular biology: the discovery of the […]

Celebrating a special bond on Siblings Day

Celebrating a special bond on Siblings Day

Today (April 10th) is a special day for families across the US, as brothers and sisters celebrate the bond between siblings this Siblings Day. Created by the Siblings Day Foundation, a non-profit organization founded in 1995, people across the country are invited to celebrate their brother or sister in any way they choose. This can […]