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Hunt for the Oldest DNA

Season 51 Episode 4 | 53m 10s

For decades, scientists have tried to unlock the secrets of ancient DNA. Follow the dramatic quest to recover DNA millions of years old and reveal a lost world from before the last Ice Age.

Aired: 02/20/24 | Expires: 02/20/27
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