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9 Science Stories You Can't Miss: The Iceman's Troubled Gut Edition

The 5,300-year-old "Iceman" may have had ulcers, and 2015 was the hottest year on record. Here are those and other great science stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.

Posted on January 9, 2016, at 9:17 a.m. ET

1. This Famous Ancient “Iceman” Had Ulcer Bacteria In His Gut

South Tyrol Museum of Archaeology, Foto Ochsenreiter

2. How Contact Lenses Plucked From A Corpse Helped Close This Murder Case

Charles Zwerling

3. The Lawyer Who Became DuPont’s Worst Nightmare

4. You Can’t Trust What You Read About Nutrition

Bergamont / Getty Images / Via

5. The Incredible Thing We Do During Conversations

Giphy / Via

6. Yep, 2015 Was The Hottest Year Ever — Here’s Why

Peter Aldhous for BuzzFeed News / Via Facebook: video.php

7. Green Sunsets Are 100% Real

Wikipedia / Via

8. Dutch Study: Most New HIV Infections Could Be Prevented With Pill

C. Bickel / Science Translational Medicine

9. Government Alcohol Limits Aren’t Meant To Limit Your Alcohol Intake