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May 07, 2019, 17:59 ET FamilyTreeDNA and San Diego Police Sex Crimes Unit Collaboration Leads to the Arrest of Suspected Serial Rapist

FamilyTreeDNA partnered with detectives in the San Diego Police Department Sex Crimes Unit to help identify a suspected serial rapist using...


Apr 11, 2019, 20:40 ET FamilyTreeDNA Helps Identify Two Victims from the "Texas Killing Fields"

FamilyTreeDNA worked with cold case investigators at League City Police Department to positively identify the remains of two young women found in oil ...


Mar 26, 2019, 15:59 ET Ed Smart, Father of Elizabeth Smart Teams up with FamilyTreeDNA

A new media campaign from FamilyTreeDNA featuring Ed Smart, the father of Elizabeth Smart, will begin airing in San Diego, California this week and...


Jan 31, 2019, 22:32 ET FamilyTreeDNA: Connecting Families and Saving Lives

In 2000, when Bennett Greenspan, President and Founder of Gene-by-Gene Ltd. and FamilyTreeDNA, launched FamilyTreeDNA as the first direct-to-consumer ...