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Researchers Mimic A Mummy's Voice


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This is going to sound like the beginning of a bad horror movie plot, but researchers have figured out how to mimic the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy.

They used medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx to reproduce what the person would’ve sounded like. Now, they’re not able to create full sentences or anything, only a single sound. It’s still pretty impressive though.

In the future, this technology could be of interest to the medical field, museums, and historians.

For more info, read the AP's article.

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