5000 years on ice: Ötzi, Europe’s oldest celebrity

5000 years on ice: Ötzi, Europe’s oldest celebrity

When German tourists Erika and Helmut Simons found a human body in the Austrian-Italian Alps, they had no idea what they'd stumbled upon. This iceman was over 5000 years old - and was something archaeologists had never seen before.

DNA tests to reveal secrets of the ‘iceman’

DNA tests to reveal secrets of the ‘iceman’