Daily Archives: November 12, 2012
Discovering prehistoric human remains in Interior Alaska is exceedingly rare, thanks to acidic soil in the region. So when three bodies — an adult, young adult and child, all male — were discovered in McGrath in early October, it was an unusual find. On Thursday, that unique find became even more so with the revelation that the bodies are likely more than 500 years old.
Detection of a rare genetic mutation finally helped police in northwest China’s Shaanxi Province identify a rape and murder suspect from a pair of identical twins, Chinese Business View reported yesterday.