This week’s releases include an entertaining martial arts picture that brings the past into the present; the complete tale of inter-species love; the story of a rock ‘n’ roll legends; and a comedy that’s a bit tough on its main character.
The 5,300-year-old mummified corpse of iceman Oetzi has recently been discovered to contain the world's oldest blood cells. The team who found these details also debunked previous notions of the mummy, such as time of death after being wounded.
Researchers Eduard Egarter-Vigl (left) and Albert Zink (right) take a piece of Iceman's hip bone. The DNA extracted from the bone was used to create a complete genetic profile of the man who lived in the southern Alps approximately 5,300 years ago.