Friday, 12 August, 2022
TopicLeonardo Da Vinci

Topic: Leonardo Da Vinci

‘Youngest Leonardo da Vinci descendant’ born in 2020, study to decode his genius finds 13 others

Bike enthusiast, porcelain retailer & glass-maker — these are some of the living descendants the Leonardo Da Vinci DNA Project has identified in its research that covers 690 years.

How making children think like Leonardo da Vinci can help tackle climate change

Renaissance polymath, Da Vinci, worked across disciplines and remains as renowned for his inventions as he is for his paintings.

Discovery of hidden microbes on Da Vinci drawings could help preserve them better

ScientiFix, our weekly feature, offers you a summary of the top global science stories of the week.

That’s not his name: 5 things you do not know about Leonardo Da Vinci

500 years after Da Vinci's death, the largest exhibition of his work is being held in Paris. It has taken years to organise, but has not been free of controversy.

Mona Lisa is more than a painting, she’s the ultimate female fantasy figure

There is a real question as to whether anyone before the 20th century thought much about the Mona Lisa. But the painting’s modern global iconic status can't be denied.

Not much wrong in ‘test-tube Sita’ remark. It can be India’s Renaissance moment

If Florentine Renaissance shaped the next 500 years of world history, there is no reason why we should not lay claim to our destiny and derive inspiration from our past to shape the next 500 years.

On Camera

YourTurn

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav after taking oath, at Raj Bhavan, Patna | PTI

In Bihar, both BJP and Nitish Kumar camp happy. But ‘Sushashan Babu’ has invited trouble

The so-called ‘secular’ parties have found a new leader in Nitish Kumar after they lost Shiv Sena’s Uddhav Thackeray. But his folly is clear.
File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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