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Research an Ancient mummy has no modern children:

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The 5,300 year old human mummy – dubbed Öetzi or ‘the Tyrolean Iceman‘ – is highly unlikely to have modern day relatives, according to new research published today. A team comprising scientists from Italy and the UK has sequenced Öetzi’s entire mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) genome – which is passed down through the maternal line – […]