The Atacama Skeleton is a bizarre looking fetus found in 2003 in a deserted Chilean town in the Atacama Desert. The anomaly appeared on the 2013 UFO movie Sirius. despite conflicting reports about the origin of the skeleton, it got the attention of independent researchers. Nowdays The skeleton is owned by Ramón Navia-Osorio, a Spanish businessman.
Intial DNA analysis performed on the skeleton found mutations related to dwarfism and scoliosis, A research done later on the skeleton debunked these claims.- it is not obvious which research is more true.- conclusive testing revealed the final outcome:
“”During the DNA analysis by Nolan, the B2 mtDNA haplotype group was found in the remains. Haplogroups identify human genetic populations that often are associated distinctly with particular geographic regions around the globe. Combined with the alleles found in the mitochondrial DNA contained in the remains, the findings suggested that Ata is indigenous to the western region of South America. In March 2018, Nolan published additional results, stating that the fetus had a rare bone aging disorder, as well as other genetic mutations in genes associated with dwarfism, scoliosis, and abnormalities in the muscles and skeleton. The researchers identified 64 unusual mutations in 7 genes linked to the skeletal system, and they noted that finding so many mutations that specifically affect skeletal development has never been reported before.
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