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Leonardo Da Vinci Was Right All Along

Posted on the 13 March 2013 by Gerard @presurfer
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He has long been praised as one of the finest artists of the Renaissance, working far ahead of his time and producing some of the world's most recognisable works. But Leonardo da Vinci has finally received the credit he deserves for his medical accuracy hundreds of years in advance of his peers, as scientists match his anatomical drawings with modern day MRI scans.
The project, which will be unveiled at the Edinburgh International Festival in August, compares the work directly for the very first time, unveiling the minute details recorded by the artist. The comparison is intended to show just how accurate da Vinci was, despite his limited technology and lack of contemporary medical knowledge.

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