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Prostate Cancer Discovered in Ancient Egyptian Mummy
2011-11-05 04:53:59

Researchers believe that they have discovered the oldest ever case of prostate cancer in Egypt, thanks to scans performed on a 2,250-year-old mummy at the National Archaeology Museum.

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2005-08-04 08:23:46

Researchers led by Stanford University and Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) have uncovered some of the mysteries surrounding a 2,000-year-old mummy without peeling back any of its bandages, or even opening its gold-plated coffin.


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coruscant
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.
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