Da Vinci & Mold

Nov 8, 2016

This blog discusses the relationship between Leonardo Da Vinci and … that’s right, mold.

Da Vinci died hundreds of years ago, but his creations during his 67 years on earth leave a legacy that stands the test of time.  Nature, however, always finds a way to leave it’s mark.  This article highlights how Aspergillus halophilicum leaves several marks all over the famous painter’s face.

http://www.aspergillus.org.uk/content/da-vincis-self-portrait-damaged-aspergillus

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