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2005-08-04 08:23:46

SAN FRANCISCO -- 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. Using a state-of-the-art CT scanner that rotated all the way around the tiny mummified girl, San Jose-based Silicon Graphics Inc. took 60,000 images, and then created 3-D models that allowing scientists to look at her resin-filled body cavities, her...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.