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Hear Otzi The Iceman Speak Again After 5,000 Years Of Silence

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Science

In the 25 years since hikers stumbled upon his mummified remains high in the Italian Alps, Otzi the Iceman has given up many of his secrets. In additi...

Tracking Human Migration on a Micro Scale

Medical Discovery News | Posted 06.28.2016 | Science
Medical Discovery News

By Drs. David Niesel and Norbert Herzog We have featured several episodes about the Iceman, Ötzi who lived 5300 years ago, but whose remains were fo...

Mummies, Bones & Catacombs: Seeing Dead People for Fun

Anneli Rufus | Posted 10.08.2016 | Travel
Anneli Rufus

Seeking skeletons, mummies and other human remains -- seeing dead people for fun -- is a pursuit I've dubbed "cadravel," from "cadaver" plus "travel."

Ancient Iceman Gives Scientists 'Big Surprise'

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 01.26.2015 | Science

Researchers in Italy announced this week that they had discovered a strange new tattoo on the ribcage of the 5,300-year-old mummy known as Ötzi the I...

Famous Mummy Gives Scientists Another Big Surprise

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.31.2014 | Science

Ötzi the Iceman, a well-preserved mummy discovered in the Alps, may have had a genetic predisposition to heart disease, new research suggests. The n...

Ancient Mummy Has Living Relatives In Region, Scientists Say

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 10.16.2013 | Science

Ötzi the Iceman, a stunningly preserved mummy found in the Italian Alps in 1991, has living relatives in the region, new genetic analysis shows. The...

Scientists Make Incredibly Discovery About Ancient Iceman | Posted 12.16.2013 | Science

After more than 5,000 lonely years, it looks like Otzi the Iceman finally has family....

LOOK: Mummy's Mouthful Of Trouble

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 04.11.2013 | Science

Think your last dental check-up was bad? Pity poor Otzi. The mummified iceman had very severe tooth and gum trouble, according to a new study by resea...

In Search of Lost Sound: Mammoth Growls, Scratchy Dolls and Hisses of the Sun

Madeline Schwartzman | Posted 08.13.2012 | Science
Madeline Schwartzman

Before you freeze to death in the Tyrolean mountains, consider this: 5000 years from now, if and when you are found, scientists will be able to tell the most personal details about you, even more than we know about Ötzi.

New Clue In 5,000-Year-Old 'Murder Mystery'

Posted 05.02.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 05/01/2012 07:08 PM EDT on LiveScience The oldest red blood cells ever identified hav...

Iceman Suffered From Modern Maladies, DNA Analysis Reveals

Posted 02.29.2012 | Science

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 02/28/2012 12:40 PM EST on LiveScience The 5,300-year-old ice mummy dubbed Ötzi, discover...