World's Oldest Blood Found in Famed "Iceman" Mummy
New nanotech findings hint at quick death for Stone Age Ötzi.
(See pictures of a re-creation of the Iceman.)
Ötzi has been the subject of extensive postmortem investigations ever since his corpse was discovered in an Alpine glacier on the Austrian-Italian border in 1991. (Read "Iceman Autopsy" in National Geographic magazine.)
No blood residue had previously been detected, however, despite various studies detailing his violent death due to an arrow shot and other injuries.
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