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Researchers Examine Remains of Suspected Mona Lisa

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August 9, 2013
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If the remains belong to the "Mona Lisa" model, researchers will do a reconstruction of her face to see how closely Leonardo da Vinci painted it.


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Scientists Examine Bison Bones Revealed by Flood

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CBC (Aug. 9, 2013) — Scientists from the Royal Alberta Museum are in Calgary to examine bison remains that were unearthed at the banks of the Bow River in June's flooding.
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Lucy's Legacy Exhibits in LA

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Xinhua News Agency (Feb. 16, 2013) — In 1974, the remains of a 3.2-million-year-old hominid were discovered in Ethiopia. Known as Lucy, the skeleton remains the oldest, and most complete adult human ancestor fully retrieved from African soil. She has now made her first trip abroad to the United States for an exhibition called "Lucy's Legacy." Lifestyles takes you to the Bowers Museum in Los Angeles for the last stop of the exhibition.
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81-Year-Old Artist Botches 19th Century Spanish Fresco

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