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Imaging Scans at Scripps La Jolla Used to Learn More About Mummies

Scripps scans mummy

This scan reveals a detailed look at the remains of a 500-year-old Peruvian mummy.

Scientists at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla were able to glimpse into the past thanks to the use of modern technology. In a recent article in the San Diego Union-Tribune, the imaging department from Scripps La Jolla used CT and MRI scans to learn more about the lives and deaths of four Peruvian mummies that were on display at the San Diego Museum of Man.



To read more articles about the Peruvian mummies at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, see:



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