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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 Nov. 19, 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 May. 10, 2013

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Bidder buys $1.5 million space date with Leonardo DiCaprio

How much would you pay to get locked in a spaceship with DiCaprio? At an auction to benefit AIDS research, a man buys three days of training and a trip to suborbital space with the "Gatsby" star.

By May. 24, 2013

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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 Mar. 25, 2011

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Hacker Guccifer strikes again, nabbing 'Downton Abbey' script

Not only did the hacker get a hold of Julian Fellowes' season 4 finale, he also breached the accounts of Leonardo DiCaprio, Tina Brown, George W. Bush, Robert Redford, and dozens more.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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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 Aug. 6, 2013

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This mandala melds religion and technology

Peek at this technological twist on the mandala -- a common symbol seen in Eastern religion -- made of microchips and other miscellaneous electronic components.

By Sep. 18, 2012

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Wanna tweet to aliens? Cold War dish to target deep space

Lone Signal is a crowdsourcing project to send signals to hypothetical aliens who live around a star that's 17 light-years away. What could go wrong?

By Jun. 13, 2013

Editors' Take

Vuforia

In the Qualcomm booth at CES 2013, the company is showing some new uses for augmented reality that have great potential for education.

By Jan. 8, 2013

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Google beefs up Knowledge Graph with Bacon number

The search giant traces the connections between Kevin Bacon and other actors -- and shows how its search engine is evolving.

By Sep. 13, 2012