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Scans Unveil Secrets of World's Oldest Mummies

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Scans Unveil Secrets of World's Oldest Mummies

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"The world's oldest mummies have just had an unusual check-up. More than 7,000 years after they were embalmed by the Chinchorro people, an ancient civilization in modern-day Chile and Peru, 15 mummies were taken to a Santiago clinic last week to undergo DNA analysis and computerized tomography scans..."

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