GENEALOGY-DNA-L ArchivesArchiver > GENEALOGY-DNA > 2002-02 > 1014688568
From: "Andrew" <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Surname Database at Relative Genetics
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 20:58:23 -0500
>How many research projects do you know of that reveal their complete
Actually, scientists that are testing humans should reveal their complete
objectives up front!
> Whether they will be able to realize their goals of being able to declare
> specific mix of DNA was present in a certain location in 1850 or not is
> to be seen.
I doubt it, but who knows.
> The fact that they are accumulating a database of 100,000
> samples from around the world makes this already the largest pool of DNA
> information anywhere.
Don't forget DeCode Genetics (the Icelandic company)
> They will
> probably have to re-contact all submitters to get some additional approval
> from some level, but at this stage the BYU database is 10 times the size
> the FamilyTreeDNA database.
Lets hope they re-contact the submitters, and don't just start selling
|Re: [DNA] Surname Database at Relative Genetics by "Andrew" <>|