Daily Archives: February 4, 2012

Second Mona Lisa gives hints to original’s lost detail

Does the Mona Lisa have a twin sister? For years, art historians thought a second version of Leonardo Da Vinci’s famous painting was a copy created years after the original. But now that the painting has been restored, it appears … Continue reading

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Why do cells age?

One of the big mysteries in biology is why cells age. Now scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies report that they have discovered a weakness in a component of brain cells that may explain how the aging process … Continue reading

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Biker gets taken out by Buck

Next time you’re out for a relaxing bike ride keep your eyes open for any local wild life. This guy only spotted the Red Hartebeest at the last second, unfortunately a bit too late. – Deskarati –

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Springtime for Martian Dunes

Steep-sloped dunes in Mars’ north polar region are etched with dark streaks and circular bull’s-eye blotches in this image from the HiRISE camera aboard NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, part of the recent PDS release of over 400 new images acquired … Continue reading

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Kilchurn Castle

Kilchurn Castle is a ruined 15th century structure on the northeastern end of Loch Awe, in Argyll and Bute, Scotland.┬áIt was the ancestral home of the Campbells of Glen Orchy, who later became the Earls of Breadalbane also known as … Continue reading

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