It used to be the stuff science fiction was made of but, now, DNA and genetics have impacted our lives in more than one way. They have transformed forensic science, enabling the possibility of a second chance for justice being sought, often long after the crime has been committed. Scientists have gained a huge amount of knowledge regarding the structure and function of plant DNA, enabling us to make great advances in plant genetics and improvements in food security. And, of course, people can utilize DNA testing to find and connect with their biological families or to learn more about where their ancestors came from.
This week, Kelley visited with Jenni Garbowski as she shared her DNA discovery which had a few surprises along the way: