Forensic sleuth probes fate of royal lovers and lion hearts
The French media like to call him the "Indiana Jones of the graveyards", but perhaps a better tag would be the Sherlock Holmes of forensic science.
Robotic cats, a kitten mummy and a major UK vet gathering
A possible new feline disease identified by veterinarians in Scotland leaves cats walking like robots. Meanwhile thousands of years and miles apart, new research sheds light on cats bred to become mummies in Egyptian antiquity. ...
Statue, chapels and animal mummies found in Egypt
A wooden statue of a king, a private offering chapel, a monumental building and remains of over 80 animal mummies found by a University of Toronto-led team in Abydos, Egypt reveal intriguing information about ...
Researchers find cancer in ancient Egyptian mummy
A professor from American University in Cairo says discovery of prostate cancer in a 2,200-year-old mummy indicates the disease was caused by genetics, not environment.
Hospital tests reveal the secrets of an Egyptian mummy
An ancient Egyptian mummy has had quite an afterlife, traveling more than 6,000 miles, spending six decades in private hands, and finally, in 1989, finding a home at the World Heritage Museum (now the Spurlock ...
UK taxi driver becomes first mummy for 3,000 years
A former British taxi driver has become the first person in the world for 3,000 years to be mummified in the same way as the pharaohs.
Crucial mummy found 20 years ago Monday
Twenty years ago Monday, a German couple hiking the Italian Alps veered off a marked footpath and stumbled upon one of the world's oldest and most important archeological finds: Oetzi, "The Iceman".
Archeologists discover Egyptian mummies styled with fatty hair gel
Scientists finally determine iceman Otzi's last meal
Scan of mummified remains indicates female was a teen at time of death
The mummy is indeed a lady - one who didn't make it to adulthood.
CT scans of Egyptian mummy help Vt. solve crimes
A childhood fascination with archaeology and a chance encounter with a 2,700-year-old Egyptian mummy are helping Vermont doctors and law enforcement officials find truth in some of the most challenging of ...
The mummy study returns: Scanning of more ancient Egyptians confirms heart disease, finds princess to be oldest case
(PhysOrg.com) -- Although ancient Egyptian royalty didnt gobble down bacon cheeseburgers or doughnuts dripping with trans fats, smoke cigarettes or spend hours each night in front of the TV, they did ...
Iceman Oetzi gets a new face for 20th anniversary
Iceman Oetzi, whose mummified body was famously found frozen in the Italian Alps in 1991, will get a new face for the 20th anniversary of his discovery.
Mummies' false toes helped ancient Egyptians walk
Two artificial big toes one found attached to the foot of an ancient Egyptian mummy may have been the world's earliest functional prosthetic body parts, says the scientist who tested replicas ...