A team of Spanish and Argentine researchers has sequenced the mitochondrial genome of a 7-year-old Incan boy who died as part of a ritual sacrifice some 500 years ago, the Los Angeles Times reports. Hikers found the boy's frozen and mummified remains 30 years ago.

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