A friend of mine received this as a birthday present and the results are absolutely fascinating. I've ordered one for my Dad as a Christmas present and can't wait to see what they come up with.
A slight reduction for limited time only from $199.95 to $159.95 and also international shipping reduced by $9.95 to flat rate of $20 - so altogether savings of around £30 and a total cost of £115 (give or take depending upon conversion rate at time of purchase)
About the test
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Dr. Spencer Wells and team designed Geno 2.0 based on the new technologies and insights that emerged since the launch of the Genographic Project in 2005. Using an exclusive, custom-built genotyping chip, we test nearly 150,000 DNA markers that have been specifically selected to provide unprecedented ancestry-related information.
By participating, you will:
• Discover the migration paths your ancient ancestors followed hundreds—even thousands—of years ago, with an unprecedented view of your ancestral journey.
• Learn what percentage of your genome is affiliated with specific regions of the world.
• Find out if you have Neanderthal or Denisovan ancestry.
• Have the opportunity to share your story and connect with other Genographic Project participants, helping us fill in the gaps in the human story.
What's included in the Geno 2.0 DNA Test kit:
The Geno 2.0 kit contains everything you need to begin the journey into your past, including painless cheek swabs and instructions for submitting your DNA samples (return postage required). Plus, we’ve designed the Geno 2.0 kit box to serve as a beautiful keepsake to store your results after you access them online.