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Jan 14, 2016 11:40 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The 5,300-year-old mummy's maternal line appears to have originated and died out in the eastern Italian Alps.
Jan 7, 2016 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Iceman had a stomach bug and scientists had to melt the mummy to make the discovery.
Jan 7, 2016 02:01 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The finding not only suggests the Iceman may have been feeling ill on the day he was murdered, but offers a glimpse into the history of Europeans.
Dec 22, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The Iceman, who died between 3370 and 3100 B.C., has 61 marks on his body made by fine incisions into which charcoal was rubbed.
Dec 16, 2015 07:40 AM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
From sunken ships to megalithic stones, colorful mosaics, intact tombs, 2015 gave us a rich view into the past.
Dec 7, 2015 08:37 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
A CT scan reveals what looks like dark sediment inside a 3,200-year-old mummy's head.
Oct 20, 2015 03:50 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
Genes associated with antibiotic resistance have been found in a mummy’s colon and feces, long before antibiotics were introduced.
Oct 20, 2015 03:30 PM ET // Rossella Lorenzi
The mummy is one of 11 stored at a museum in Florence, Italy.
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