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Scientists read ancient sealed documents without opening them

By Reuters
31 December 2017   |   12:11 pm
Scientists in Switzerland have perfected a technique to read ancient, fragile documents without opening them. The work, at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL), uses X-ray tomography to scan an entire book, page by page, without even touching it. Stuart MDill has more.