Dinosaur DNA Found Remarkably Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Fossil

Dinosaur DNA Found Remarkably Preserved in 75 Million Year-Old Fossil

Dinosaur DNA Found Remarkably Preserved in 75 Million-Year-Old Fossil Cartilage cells, chromosomes and DNA were found preserved in the baby duck-billed dinosaur 75 million-year-old fossils, according to a study. Skull fragments of young, nest-bound Hypacrosaurus specimens unarthed in Montana’s US from the ‘ Two Medicine Formation ‘ were analyzed by researchers. These organic material should not historically remain intact for so long […]

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The Japanese Monks Who Mummified Themselves While Still Alive

The Japanese Monks Who Mummified Themselves While Still Alive

The Japanese Monks Who Mummified Themselves While Still Alive A practice was pioneered over 1,000 years ago by a Japanese priest named Kukai, which was meant to demonstrate the ultimate act of religious devotion and dedication – self-mummification.  The practice, called Sokushinbutsu, was observed over many years as a ritual which culminated in death and the complete preservation of the […]

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3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife

3,000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy Speaks From The Afterlife Scientists have fulfilled the wish for life after death of a mummified Egyptian priest-by replicating his voice with artificial vocal cords. The voice of Nesyamun was reproduced as a vowellike sound reminiscent of the bleat of a sheep. The priest lived between 1099 and 1069BC during the politically complex reign of Pharaoh Ramses XI. As a priest in Thebes, for his ritual duties which included singing, Nesyamun would […]

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