Tiny Six Inch Long Alien-Looking Skeleton Poses Medical Mystery

A tiny alien-looking skeleton which was found in the Atacama Desert a decade ago is being examined again and closely scrutinized this time. Today, thanks to DNA and other tests, scientists are concluding the six inch long specimen was between six to eight years old when it died. Genome sequencing suggested the creature was human, although 9 percent of the genes didn’t match up with the reference human genome.

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