Why is DNA important to you as a human being?

DNA is vital for all living beings even plants. It is important for inheritance, coding for proteins and the genetic instruction guide for life and its processes. DNA holds the instructions for an organism’s or each cell’s development and reproduction and ultimately death.

How is your DNA like your body’s blueprint?

Genes are made up of DNA. Genes give your body instructionsmuch like a blueprint or a recipefor everything it needs to do to grow, develop, and live. One example is that genes give your body instructions for making proteins.

Who has the oldest DNA?

World’s oldest human DNA found in 800,000-year-old tooth of a cannibal. Skeletal remains of Homo antecessor — an archaic relative of modern humans — found in Spain.

Who has oldest DNA in America?

A Native American man in Montana has what may be the oldest DNA native to the Americas, according to news reports. After getting his DNA tested, Darrell “Dusty” Crawford learned that his ancestors were already in the Americas about 17,000 years ago, according to the Great Falls Tribune, a Montana newspaper.