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Infrared Imaging Gives Researchers Better View Of Contents On Ancient Papyrus Scroll

After more than 200 years, with the help of infrared imaging technology, physicists have been able to finally read what's on the back of a draft of Philodemus' History of the Academy.

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Merrit Kennedy is a reporter for NPR's News Desk. She covers a broad range of issues, from the latest developments out of the Middle East to science research news.