10/16/2013

Otzi the Iceman, the 5,300-year-old body found in the Italian Alps in 1991, has relatives living in Austria today, according to a study. Researchers found 19 genetic matches to the frozen mummy while examining DNA records of 3,700 Austrian blood donors for G-L91, a rare Y-chromosome mutation that is used to determine ancestral relationships.

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