Paternity testing explained – what are DNA markers and how can they tell us who a child’s father is?

Paternity testing explained – what are DNA markers and how can they tell us who a child’s father is?

As a DNA testing laboratory, we are often asked how a paternity DNA test can prove who a child’s father is. Whether you’re trying to find the best paternity test for you, or are simply curious about the science, you may want to know more about how paternity DNA tests are performed and how we […]

Switched at birth: DNA test uncovers shocking truth after 57 years

Switched at birth: DNA test uncovers shocking truth after 57 years

Two women discovered that they were switched at birth 57 years ago after a DNA test revealed the shocking truth. Tina Ennis and Jill Lopez, both of whom were born on May 18th, 1964, at Duncan Physicians and Surgeons Hospital in Oklahoma City, had no reason to believe that they should question their parentage until […]

Twin moms stun the internet by announcing that their sons are ‘brothers, cousins, and twins’

Twin moms stun the internet by announcing that their sons are ‘brothers, cousins, and twins’

Twin sisters who each married identical twin brothers left Instagram users baffled after announcing that their sons are ‘brothers, cousins, and twins’. Brittany and Briana are identical twins from Virginia who married identical twins Josh and Jeremy Salyers. The women live with their husbands and their sons, Jax and Jett, in one house and are […]

Ohio couple discover the truth about IVF mix-up following DNA test

Ohio couple discover the truth about IVF mix-up following DNA test

A couple in Ohio are suing a fertility clinic after a DNA test revealed that their adult daughter was mistakenly fathered by another man. Mike and Jeanine Harvey learned the shocking truth about their daughter Jessica’s paternity after gifting her a genealogical DNA test for Christmas in 2020. Jessica, who was conceived via IVF treatment, […]

Doctor’s TikTok video lifts the lid on how twins can have different dads

Doctor’s TikTok video lifts the lid on how twins can have different dads

A Canadian doctor has taken to TikTok to educate users on the rare instances where sets of twins are born to different fathers. Dr Michael Narvey, a newborn intensive care specialist from Winnipeg, Canada, addressed followers on his channel, providing a simple explanation as to how this ‘exceedingly rare event’ can happen. An unusual occurrence […]

Nebraska man discovers he has 18 half-siblings after DNA test

Nebraska man discovers he has 18 half-siblings

A Nebraska man was in for a surprise after a DNA test revealed that he had 18 half-siblings he had never met. Quinten Saathoff from Franklin County made the discovery after his younger brother decided to take a DNA test to explore their family tree and find out more about their medical history. The DNA […]

Twins born minutes apart on New Year’s Eve arrive in different years

Twins born minutes apart on New Year’s Eve arrive in different years

Twins born fifteen minutes apart on New Year’s Eve will now celebrate separate birthdays after being born in different years. Aylin and Alfredo Trujillo of Salinas California were delivered at Natividad Medical Centre, with Aylin arriving at midnight on 1st January 2022. Her brother Alfredo was born on 31st December 2021 at 11:45pm. A rare […]

Father-in-law banned from seeing grandson after secret DNA test

Father-in-law banned from seeing grandson after secret DNA test

A woman has banned her father-in-law from seeing his grandson after he did a paternity test on the baby without her knowing. Posting on Reddit, the anonymous woman from the US explained that she had always had a difficult relationship with her father-in-law prior to splitting from her partner 18 months ago. When they rekindled […]

Former co-workers discover they are sisters after DNA test

Former co-workers discover they are sisters after DNA test

Two former co-workers discovered that they were biological siblings after one of the women was gifted a DNA test by her husband. Cheryl Becker from Connecticut had previously worked with Linda Rinaldi at Connecticut Hospital, and always felt that they had a special connection before Rinaldi moved away and the two lost touch. But when […]