Studying the origins of life can have some benefits. Scientists have been able to search for clues to beginnings of life down to the cellular level. And then they narrowed the search down even further.
Today on the Best Of Our Knowledge, our Astrobiology series continues with a look at the study of our DNA with this molecular biochemistry...and how this study has resulted in some new and unexpected advances in medicine.
We'll also spend an academic minute studying another type of DNA...the building blocks of flowers.