Sunday, 8 May 2016

Our DNA Is Surprisingly Similar To A Bunch Of Other Living Things

Our bodies have 3 billion genetic building blocks, or base pairs, that make us who we are. And of those 3 billion base pairs, only a tiny amount are unique to us, making us about 99.9% genetically similar to the next human.

Large chunks of our genome perform similar functions across the animal kingdom. Take a look at how genetically similar we are to everything around us.

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This is a photo blog that asks the questions; is PI (π) embedded in our RNA code?