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Egyptian mummies reveal genetic secrets

mummies genetic secretsSoon decoding the genomes of the ancient Egyptians could become commonplace.  This is the opinion of researchers are the first to look at the DNA of the mummies with next-generation technologies.

 

Carsten Pusch of the University of Germany and his colleagues says that they have discovered ancestral roots, pathogens and even plant material allegedly used in embalming.

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Posted by on April 16, 2013 in civilization, Historical, Mummy

 

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