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Isotopic Data Pinpoint Iceman's Origins

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Science  31 Oct 2003:
Vol. 302, Issue 5646, pp. 759-761
DOI: 10.1126/science.302.5646.759b

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Researchers report on page 862 that they have used isotopic signatures from teeth and bones of the Alpine Iceman to pinpoint his origins to a few valleys in southern Tyrol in Italy.