How it works: 23andMe


Ruth Feng

In the last few years, there’s been a growing interest in DNA analysis and ancestry tracking based on that analysis. Many social influencers or even people here at MVHS have bought the testing kit provided by 23andMe and other similar sites to determine the breakdown of their ethnicity, with some making surprising revelations about their family history.

But with all this hype, there are are still some unanswered questions: how does the process work and what is the science behind it?