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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


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


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


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


Google's mobile app understands more-complex questions now

The search giant says its app has gotten better at breaking down your questions and understanding the intent of what you're asking.

By 18 November 2015


Made by history: Assassin's Creed Syndicate

In an exclusive interview with GameSpot, Ubisoft Quebec opens up on lessons from the past: Female leads, Unity issues, and why Desmond is still the benchmark.

By 30 July 2015


Crystal ball, cracked: Could these be 2015's biggest tech stories?

As we gear up for another year, here are 10 headlines that are (almost) sure to appear in the coming year.

By 5 January 2015


Engineering prof: Young people have no clue how to fix things

Engineering professor Danielle George bemoans the idea that when a gadget needs fixing, young people throw it away and buy a new one

By 29 December 2014


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


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