Is it possible for Izuku Midoriya to inherit All Might’s powers by consuming his hair?

Michael Omoaka


This paper researches the scientific link between hair and DNA. This paper attempts to investigate the possibility that Izuku Midoriya inherited his superpowers by consuming his teacher’s hair. The paper will identify the biological factors of hair DNA. Based on the evidence from this study, it is impossible to gain power by consuming one’s hair due to the acid in the stomach which breaks down the DNA into small molecules and the pH for the small intestine is between 6-7.5 which is hard to break the bonds in the hair molecular which is the keratin.


Hair; DNA; Manga; TV; Digestive system; My Hero Academia; One for All; Biology

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