What is the mass of my DNA?
July 14, 2007 8:52 PM Subscribe
What is the total mass of the DNA in my body?
posted by aliasless to science & nature (16 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
So, apparently, 97% of our DNA is noncoding or "junk
". Assuming that noncoding=nonessential (a big assumption, I know, but bear with me), how much weight could an average person lose by undergoing a DNÆctomy™? Can I make a brazillion dollars from this idea?