This could be a monumental announcement for genealogists. Imagine if you could go back in time and see your ancestors. The following announcement was written by Ancestry DNA:
Genetic Networking Technology of DNA Circles(TM) Enables Advancements in Human Genome Reconstruction Methods
PROVO, Utah, Dec. 16, 2014 — AncestryDNA genetic scientists have pushed the boundaries of human genome reconstruction methods by using the DNA of many living people to reassemble an unprecedented proportion of the human genome attributed to a 19th Century American and his two successive spouses. This scientific feat is a step forward in the use of consumer genetics in family history, providing a glimpse into what a long ago ancestor may have looked like or which traits they may have passed down to descendants.