Mummy's Little Secret

Preserved remains from the Andes yield clues about infectious diseases.

By Hayley Dunning | November 1, 2012

The Maiden, a 15-year-old girl, yielded a protein profile that helped researchers determine that she suffered from a respiratory illness at the time of her death.

The Maiden, a 15-year-old girl, yielded a protein profile that helped researchers determine that she suffered from a respiratory illness at the time of her death.

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