Genes associated with antibiotic resistance have been found in a mummy’s colon and feces, long before antibiotics were introduced.
The mummy is one of 11 stored at a museum in Florence, Italy.
A list of royal candidates for who could be concealed in the 3,300-year-old tomb is presented in new research.
A new inspection of King Tut’s tomb suggests there are two hidden rooms. Continue reading →
The mummy dates back to some 2,800 years and his kidney was preserved thanks to end-stage renal tuberculosis.
A stash of 1,900-year-old Egyptian mummy paintings is helping researchers understand how ancient artists used a fashionable pigment called Egyptian blue.
The oldest case of acute decompensated heart failure is found in 3,500-year-old mummified remains.
People in ancient Egypt were likely to lose some of their front teeth before they could become mummies.
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