family ancestry

Solving Mysteries via DNA

Joanna Mountain’s fascination with genetics took off while teaching in Kenya. She later embarked on a research project that helped map the migration routes of our ancestors who lived on the African continent tens of thousands of years ago.

A Virtual Family: Finding Your Genealogy

Professor Gates on the joy that comes with reuniting with your “virtual family”—people in your family tree you never met but whose experiences (and DNA) have had a profound impact on who you are.