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Leonardo da Vinci piano hybrid heard after 500 years

The viola organista combines keyboard and cello in a unique string sound dreamed up by the Renaissance genius.

By 20 November 2013

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Bill Gates and learning from Leonardo da Vinci

60 Minutes preview: Gates won't entertain comparisons of his life to that of da Vinci, but says the great thinker was way ahead of his time.

By 11 May 2013

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App of the Day: Leonardo da Vinci: Anatomy

Explore the amazing mind of Leonardo da Vinci through his breathtaking anatomical drawings.

By 21 May 2012

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Leonardo da Vinci would love this robo-bird

SmartBird by German-based Festo can fly, take off, and land autonomously. Good thing it doesn't like fouling statues.

By 26 March 2011

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Scientists create world's tiniest Mona Lisa

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have "painted" a copy of the Mona Lisa at a width of just 30 microns -- no wider than a human hair.

By 7 August 2013

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Massive 5-ton steel wheel stars in ancient Greek drama

"Prometheus Bound," thought to have first been performed around 450 B.C., gets a modern twist with a highly engineered 23-foot kinetic wheel that serves as the play's centerpiece.

By 1 August 2013

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Tech Time Machine: 15 April

Which day in history features the birth of Leonardo da Vinci, the sinking of the Titanic and the publication of Samuel Johnson's A Dictionary of the English Language? Today, of course.

By 15 April 2012

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Who was Steve Jobs? New kids book aims to answer

The latest entry in the "Who was...?" series shines a spotlight on the late Apple leader for young readers.

By 17 May 2012

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Exoskeleton hand gives you robo-powered fingers

Festo's prototype robo-hand can operate machine manipulators from afar, and could help stroke victims regain use of their hands.

By 28 April 2012

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Crave asks: How would you change the past with a laptop?

No time traveler should leave home without a computer of some kind. Would you impress Einstein with an ultrabook? Infographic imagines laptops in eras past.

By 14 March 2012