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Oldest Traces of Blood Found in “Iceman”

Oldest Traces of Blood Found in Prehistoric Iceman
Science News by NewsLook

Scientists examining the remains of Otzi, Italy’s prehistoric iceman who roamed the Alps some 5,300 years ago, have discovered what they believe to be the oldest traces of human blood ever found.

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3:14PM PDT on May 10, 2013

interesting dead link for me

7:53AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

I personally find it abominable that they are dissecting him. He is the loved one of someone, (God, if no one else), and his body deserves respectful burial.

7:07AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

Fascinating! I visited the South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology in Bolzano, the Iceman's story is very interesting.

12:58AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

It would have been nice if a transcript - or at least a short description of the actual findings - were included.
Some people cannot watch or listen to videos (there are deaf people, you know), and some of us simply DISLIKE watching videos, profoundly so.

12:49AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

ty

12:36AM PDT on Apr 30, 2013

so interesting!

2:28PM PDT on Apr 27, 2013

Thanks for the article! I echo Mary L's thoughts and wonder if genetics will be studied.

2:11PM PDT on Apr 27, 2013

His remains have been treated with respect and they are contributing to a better understanding of human bio-history. I too hope that at some point he will receive an honourable burial.

8:46AM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Interesting, thanks.

8:45AM PDT on Apr 26, 2013

Wow - fascinating!

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