Can a DNA Test Ever Show 100% Probability of Paternity?

As a top paternity lab we often get asked, “If I’m considered the biological father, why do my test results show 99.99% and not 100% probability of paternity?”  That’s an excellent question, and it’s also a scientific one. Here’s an explanation in layman’s terms about why probability of paternity can never—that’s correct—never be 100%. How…

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What Type of Samples Can I Use for DNA Testing?

Once you have made the all-important decision to have a paternity test, you may then have questions about the practicalities of actually getting and carrying out the test. One of the main concerns that people have is whether doing the test will be painful for the child. It is possible for many different sample types…

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Genetic Engineering Made Simple

Genetic engineering is simply a process where chosen genes are taken from one organism and are placed into another to cause a genetic change. The principle behind this process is that it allows scientists to improve pharmaceuticals, crops and medicines. The Myth About and Real-Life Applications for Genetic Engineering in Humans The subject of genetic…

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