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Mummies: Secrets of the Pharaohs
August 8 at 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Using archaeological discoveries and genetics data, researchers and explorers piece together clues from mummies to better understand the culture, religion, medicine and daily life of antiquity. Relics and bodies provide a window into the world of the pharaohs and — by reconstructing the DNA — scientists hope to better understand present-day genetics and to advance medical treatments.