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Edward Golenberg of the University of California extracted a fragment of DNA from chloroplasts of a fossil Magnolia leaf. They excavated the fossil from the clay beds of a Miocene lake (17 to 20 million years old) in Clarkia, Idaho

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Q: What is the oldest DNA strand discovered and who discovered it?
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Francis Crick discovered the Double Helix, the DNA strand.

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