DNA Discovered

Non-Human DNA Discovered During Biopsy Of Ötzi The Iceman

photo credit: South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology/Eurac/Samadelli/Staschitz In 1991, hikers in the Ötztal Alps near the Italian-Austrian border stumbled upon what appeared to be a human corpse jutting out of the ice and meltwater. The body was extracted, and after exhaustive examination, researchers concluded that the glacier mummy was a 45-year-old male, about 1.6 meters (5 foot 3 inches) tal