'Oetzi' the Ancient Iceman Had Lyme Disease, Says Genome

They called him "the Tyrolean iceman" when hikers found him in the Italian Alps in 1991 -- the frozen corpse of a man from 5,300 years ago, remarkably well-preserved. The man became one of the most-studied cadavers of modern times. Scientists nicknamed him Oetzi, after the Oetztal Alps, where he was found, and tried to unravel the mystery he presented. Now, researchers from Europe and the U.S. have sequenced his genome -- his complete DNA -- and found he suffered many of the same ailments...Full Story
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