The 5,300-year-old mummy's maternal line appears to have originated and died out in the eastern Italian Alps.
Russia is exhuming Tsar Nicholas and Alexandra as part of a reinvestigation of the circumstances around the death and burial of the imperial family.
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Russia's richest man says he is returning Watson's Nobel prize he bought at auction.
The girl skeleton found by divers in Mexico's Eastern Yucatan Peninsula is 12-13,000 years old and shows a genetic link to modern Native Americans.
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Hot peppers are all the craze these days. It's commonly thought that the hotness is in the seeds, but recent studies show what chefs have known all along! Trace jumps in and answers the fiery question ... how did peppers get so spicy?
A Viking burial in Norway contained the bodies of Viking masters and their slaves, who were probably beheaded and offered as grave gifts.
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