My latest piece titled How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests is now published in the American Anthropological Association‘s Anthropology News Genetics issue, I discuss improvement areas for the direct-to-consumer DNA testing industry. Rather than just being critical, this piece begins to lay the groundwork for some upcoming writing projects that will focus on the industry’s future.

Download the PDF: How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests

Cite As: Artz, Matt. 2021. “How to Improve Consumer DNA Tests.” Anthropology News website, March 1, 2021. DOI:

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