|Dr. Spencer Wells talking about human ancestry. Photo courtesy of genographic.com|
Posted by Miguel Vilar
Of the many topics discussed, it was clear that citizen science was the hot topic in this field. The public is generally more comfortable talking about their personal genomic details and a general interest in science has increased. As a result, people are encouraging friends and family to test and study their DNA. Who knows? As more people participate and find new connections and matches, genetic genealogy could become the new Facebook of science!