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DNA shows there is no such thing as a separate United Kingdom

Leading University Experts have analysed the DNA from over 2,000 individuals whose grandparents all lived in the same part of the UK. The aim was to provide a fine scale genetic picture of the People of the British Isles whilst understanding how each individuals DNA relates to the rest of the world... Read More

13th June 2016

Winner Mendip Business of the Year 2016

Over the past 12 Months, DNA Worldwide Group has been building on its foundation of putting people and relationships first. Today we have a passionate and strong team that is truly supporting individuals to reach a point of truth in their lives. With three core business areas our purpose to... Read More

6th June 2016

Families wanting DNA Testing Needed for Channel 4 Documentary

DNA Worldwide supports Channel 4 and Sugar Films to make a warm hearted documentary helping families understand the truth about their relationships.  Families around the UK rely on DNA testing to answer questions about the truth of their relationships and help to put together their... Read More

26th March 2016

Ancient DNA and why it's so important

Ancestry testing needs more ancient DNA, but why is it so important? What is ancient DNA? Ancient DNA is the DNA that has been recovered from the remains of organisms that have long been dead. If successfully extracted, the ancient DNA can be used to accurately paint a picture of what the... Read More

27th April 2015

Alternatives to DNA Paternity Testing: How Do They Measure Up?

Finding out you're pregnant can create a mixture of emotions – joy, fear, nerves, excitement and above all, a certainty that things will never be the same again. Add into this mix uncertainty about who the father of the baby is, and you can start to feel overwhelmed. Not knowing the paternity of... Read More

2nd June 2014

Understanding Haplogroups: What Can They Tell Us About Our Past?

Imagine being able to find out information about your ancestors from tens of thousands of years ago. This might seem like stuff from a science fiction movie, but it is in fact entirely possible, and all without a time machine.   Ok, so you can't find out names or details on an individual... Read More

25th April 2014

Paternity Testing: What You Need To Know

Aside from cases such as surrogate pregnancy, it's usually pretty obvious who the mother of a child is. However, this is not the same with the father and in cases of doubt, many families have to resort to DNA paternity testing for a definitive answer.   It is estimated that between 5... Read More

31st January 2014

How DNA Worldwide Group's Pilot Scheme is Helping to Combat Racism in Schools

As part of a major national campaign to help eliminate racism from British football – Show Racism the Red Card – specialist DNA testing services firm DNA Worldwide Group  has teamed up with the campaign’s organisers to roll out an educational programme in schools.   Despite genetic... Read More

24th January 2014

New Discovery - Identical Twins Don't Have Identical DNA

DNA Worldwide Group and their laboratory partners Eurofins Forensic are the first in the world to discover and prove that identical twins have differences in their genetic makeup.  This not only changes the teaching that identical twins have the same DNA but it also means for the first... Read More

11th December 2013

The Devastating Effects of “Legal Highs”

In UK Care proceeding cases drug testing is carried out regularly, however in the past this has focused on Drugs of Abuse Testing only. The new wave of “Legal  Highs” and the mountains of evidence on their effects may very well change this.  Legal highs are substances and chemicals used... Read More

18th January 2013

Problems with Home DNA Testing

Taking a DNA Test is a life-changing event and you want to be sure that the results you get back are absolutely accurate. With a growing number of websites offering DNA Testing, who do you trust? For this reason here at DNA Worldwide we’ve decided to put together everything that could go wrong... Read More

15th January 2013

Free DNA Testing on the NHS?

Will the NHS pay for my DNA Test? This is one of the more common questions we get asked at DNA Worldwide. The NHS view the need to have a DNA test as one that is a personal decision for those involved. The subject of Paternity testing is very sensitive and whilst many individuals choose to discuss... Read More

3rd January 2013