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Oetzi

Human Evolution: The Year 2010 in Review (Part 2)
February 14, 2011 · 1 Comment

Make sure you check out part one of my blog, published two weeks ago. Teeth came up in another story in 2010. Researchers were quoted as saying that modern humans, traditionally thought to have evolved roughly 200,000 years ago in East Africa, now might be 400,000 years old. In addition, they may have evolved in […]

Shhh… Science in action
August 27, 2010 · 3 Comments

This story starts in Italy and will then take us to the Tarim Basin in Northwestern China. It features a well-known mummy (Oetzi) and one of the best preserved mummies in the world (The Beauty of Xiaohe). It contains data from in-depth DNA analysis performed on one mummy and holds the promise of similar date […]



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