A 5,300-Year-Old Mummy Still Has a Family Living in Europe

Ötzi has the same DNA as 19 Austrian men

Left: The natural mummy Ötzi the Iceman on Wikipedia | © South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Fair use, and right: Ötzi the Iceman by Simon Claessen on Flickr is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Most of us can trace our ancestors back to a great-grandparent, not further. But what if the whole world knew about your predecessor from over 5,000 years ago? What if you could find out how he looked, what he ate, and even his disease risk factors?

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Maria Milojković, MA

Maria Milojković, MA

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