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Why is it accurate to think of each human being as the owner of a library of ancient information?

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In our genome (DNA) we have a genetic record not just of ourselves but of the evolution leading up to us. That is why genetic DNA studies can show not only how individuals but also how races and indeed even species are interrelated. In fact such studies are probably much more dependable than anatomical and physiological comparisons. This is also ...

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This solution discusses how our genome contains a genetic record of the evolution leading up to us in 249 words.