Helix DNA 6Me, being a DNA-test pro.Hollis JohnsonBy now, I should have a crystal-clear picture of my ancestry.

Both 23andMe and AncestryDNA have done a good job of confirming my Scandinavian origins.

So when I decided to try National Geographic’s new Geno 2.0 test, I expected my results to be roughly the same.

National Geographic’s Genographic Project has been around since 2005, making it one of the earliest genetics tests. A few months ago, it switched over to Helix’s next-generation sequencing platform for its Geno 2.0 test.

What I got in my inbox looked nothing like what I’d seen before.