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Iceman Oetzi's blood is oldest in the world

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.

Oetzi the iceman, brown-eyed and lactose intolerant

State-of-the-art 'whole genome' sequencing has uncovered more details about Oetzi, the 5300 year old iceman discovered in 1991.

Do the Clothes Make the Man?

Oetzi may not have been a mummified, prehistoric hunter but, rather, a mummified, prehistoric herdsman. A new study on Oetzi's clothes reveal that they were made with the hairs of cattle and sheep.

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