People are researching their background and discovering surprising connections.

February 12, 2007 6:23am CST
Your family tree may look quite different than you expected.that is,you might well be related to the queen of England--but through a common ancestor who lived millennia ago.In pursuit of such knowledge,National Geographic and IBM corp. haveundertaken an ambitious,five-year,$40 million project to trace the migration of human beings and their cultures over the thousands of years of human existence.the massive research project will involve the collection,identification and computer amalysis of about 100,000 DNA samples--prehistoric,historic and contemporary...
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@dave_lie (1476)
• Indonesia
12 Feb 07
I don't have idea about my family tree. I never ask my parents. But it really surprising if i have to know that i am related to some king or the noble in the past. The project is really interesting.
• China
14 Feb 07
yeah,right,if so ,that is very interesting.but i believe that i do not have the chance to be related to some noble,as i am the common
@Shaun72 (15968)
• Palatka, Florida
12 Feb 07
That is very intersting I know I have a little bit of Indian blood on my mother and fathers side. I am a quarter Indian from my mother's side.