Archaeologists salvaged a hunk of cheese from 13th century B.C. The mummy cheese is a fascinating peek into the lives of ancient Egyptians — but can you eat it?
Authors of a study published in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A detailed their analysis of three Egyptian mummies' skin proteins, determining the reason of their deaths such as cancers and other deadly infections.
Mummies could provide answers to many questions about different diseases, including cancer. In order to study ancient cancers, a scientist made her own mummy using mice.