• The case of the murdered mummies: “virtual autopsy” reveals fatal injuries

    1 day ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Face and upper body of one of two South American mummies that were likely murdered, based on a recent "virtual autopsy."
    An international team of scientists used CT scanning to conduct "virtual autopsies" of three South American mummies and found evidence of fatal trauma in two of them, according to a recent paper published in the journal Frontiers in Medicine. One of the mummies had clearly been hit on the head and stabbed, possibly by two assailants, while the other showed signs of massive cervical spine trauma. The third female mummy also showed signs of trauma, but the...
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