Researchers Sequence Iceman's Genome | Ancient Mummy | Search for Descendants | LiveScience

Hat tip to James Courtright, who posted this at Facebook! — PID

(LIVESCIENCE) — Iceman, the Neolithic mummy found accidentally in the Eastern Alps by German hikers in 1991, has offered researchers all sorts of clues to life 5,200 years ago, from his goat-hide coat to the meat and unleavened bread in his stomach to the arrow wound in his shoulder.Now, scientists stand poised to find out a whole lot more about Iceman, who also goes by Ötzi, Frozen Fritz and Similaun Man.

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