Now, a digital Mona Lisa that changes expressions
Now, a digital Mona Lisa that changes expressions

A digital version of Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting Mona Lisa can replace her enigmatic smile with a frown, pucker her lips and follow viewers' movements with her eyes.

New Leonardo da Vinci image found
New Leonardo da Vinci image found

A US music professor in the US has identified what he believes to be a rare image of Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci in a 500-y ear-old engraving. The engraving, carved by Italian artist Marcantonio Raimondi in 1505, shows da Vinci playing a lira da braccio- an European bowed string instrument of the Renaissance. If music professor at Case Western Reserve University in US Ross Duffin's claims are true, verified, the engraving could be one of only three known depictions of the artist created while he was alive. 

Leonardo Da Vinci painting seized at Swiss bank
Leonardo Da Vinci painting seized at Swiss bank

A hugely valuable painting believed to be the work of Leonardo da Vinci has been seized from a Swiss bank on the orders of Italian police who suspect it was moved out of the country illegally.

DNA: How Obama, Modi keep themselves fit despite little sleep

Zee News' DNA analysed the sleeping pattern of some leaders from around the world that includes US President Barack Obama, who sleeps 5 hours in a day and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who sleeps only 3-4 hours daily.

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Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa portrait of his Chinese mother?

A Hong Kong-based historian and novelist has claimed that the woman depicted in Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa painting might be both a Chinese slave, and his mother.

Mona Lisa a Chinese slave and Da Vinci's mother?
Mona Lisa a Chinese slave and Da Vinci's mother?

An Italian historian's theory that Mona Lisa might be a Chinese slave and Leonardo da Vinci's mother -- making the 15th-century polymath half-Chinese -- sent online commentators into a frenzy Wednesday.

Leonardo da Vinci first to identify hurricanes?
Leonardo da Vinci first to identify hurricanes?

Italian polymath Leonardo da Vinci, famous for being an artist, scientist, inventor and musician, may also have been the first to identify hurricanes, scientists say.

French scientist reveals secrets of Da Vinci's painting
French scientist reveals secrets of Da Vinci's painting

 

New Delhi: One of the most famous Renaissance painters, Leonardo Da Vinci might have been blessed with imagination powers, which are beyond a mortal being's capacity, but now reports suggest his idea and technique behind one of his paintings has been decoded.

Friction and fractures inter-related, may explain earthquakes

In a major breakthrough that has implications for describing the mechanics that drive earthquakes, researchers have discovered that how things break (fracture) and how things slide (friction) are closely inter-related.

Is there a `Mona Lisa` in 3D?

Is there a second `Mona Lisa` painting by the great Leonardo Da Vinci in 3D?

Global goes desi at Comic Con India

Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci`s iconic Mona Lisa wears a Punjabi salwaar kameez and dashing superhero Wolverine has become "Wolver Anna", with an obvious resemblance to southern superstar Rajinikanth! Thinking global and going local is the mantra of entrepreneurs at the Comic Con India festival.

Laser to reveal famous paintings` secrets

What if you can assess what exactly went into the mind of the renowned artist Leonardo da Vinci while painting the Mona Lisa portrait?

Artist recreates masterpieces for a living

A UK artist has made a career out of producing replicas of great painters like Leonardo da Vinci, Caravaggio, Vermeer and Henry Wallis.

Have experts stumbled upon Mona Lisa`s remains?

The identity of the raven-haired beauty painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1504 in one of his most famous paintings, Mona Lisa, has been subjected to much debate.

`Skeletons of `Mona Lisa` and her kin due for DNA testing`

DNA testing of bones inside the tomb, in the Martyrs` Crypt behind the main altar of Florence`s Basilica della Santissima Annuziata, could confirm that researchers have found the remains of Mona Lisa.

Ashton Kutcher likens Steve Jobs to Leonardo da Vinci

Ashton Kutcher has compared the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs to the Renaissance great Leonardo da Vinci.

What causes Einstein`s turbulences

To this day turbulence lacks a fundamental mathematical theory.

Skeleton found in Florence that of Mona Lisa`s model?

Archaeologists believe they are about to unravel the enigmatic smile behind Leonardo da Vinci`s masterpiece Mona Lisa after discovering what may be skeleton of the woman who posed for the world`s most famous painting.

Researchers hunt for da Vinci`s Mona Lisa model

Researchers have dug up ancient graves in a dilapidated Florence convent for the remains of a woman who apparently acted as renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci`s model for Mona Lisa.

Leonardo da Vinci painted earlier version of famous Mona Lisa

Leonardo da Vinci completed a version of the Mona Lisa some ten years before the famous painting which now hangs in the Louvre in Paris, claim art experts.