Ancestral betrayal

We share many things with our ancestors, including a fraction of their genetic code. This genetic link to the past has further invigorated an already large industry and hobby in the exploration of genealogy and historical provenance. This piece from today's news, shows how these same records can be used to leverage your ancestors to identify you. In this instance, a murder suspect is potentially fingered by his ancestors from the Mayflower.

Hat tip: Ben Reis

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