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Earliest Case Of Lyme Disease Discovered In 5,300 Year-old ‘Iceman’
2012-02-29 05:58:11

Scientists have sequenced the full genome of “Oetzi the Iceman", a 5,300-year-old body discovered frozen in the Eastern Alps in 1991, and determined he had brown eyes, was lactose intolerant, had blood type “O” and was predisposed to cardiovascular disease.

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2011-02-17 07:09:55

A more-than-5,000-year-old mummified body found frozen in the Oetzal Alps in South Tyrol on September 19, 1991 will receive a new face for the 20th anniversary of its discovery.

2009-09-23 09:36:00

BOLZANO, Italy, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The City of Bolzano, Italy and TIS Innovation Park have entered into a strategic initiative with IBM (NYSE: IBM), with the aim of creating a smart city.

2009-01-30 14:57:06

A new examination of Italy's mummified Iceman indicates the Stone Age man was attacked twice before he died, Italian and German researchers said. The joint study indicated the Iceman, also known as Oetzi, was wounded in the hand ''a few days before'' he was hunted down and killed in the mountains between

2009-01-15 17:18:50

An Italian man who had an affair with a married woman allegedly e-mailed videos of their encounters to her husband and other relatives after he was dumped. Police said the 40-year-old woman, from Bolzano, told police her former lover had e-mailed 150 of her friends and relatives, including her husband,

2006-02-03 14:15:00

A Stone Age man found frozen in the Alps some 5,300 years after he was murdered under mysterious circumstances may have been a childless social outcast, a new study showed.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.