How Leonardo da Vinci Combined Art, Anatomy and Symbolism
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How Leonardo da Vinci Combined Art, Anatomy and Symbolism

Leonardo da Vinci was a remarkable individual whose genius spanned multiple disciplines. He continues to be revered as one of the most accomplished minds in history. This blog post will focus on three of his works, The Vitruvian Man, the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
Find Out How Your Bones Grow And Discover Amazing Facts About Your Skeleton
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Find Out How Your Bones Grow And Discover Amazing Facts About Your Skeleton

This blog post will help you discover the intricate framework of the human skeleton and learn about the fascinating growth process of bones. Find out how forensic science helped solve a famous mystery, and how that same technique is used today to fight crime. Plus, we've collected ten amazing facts about the human skeleton, read on to find out more! 
Surgery of the Past: Trepanning
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Surgery of the Past: Trepanning

Some of the earliest examples of surgery come from ancient Egypt, with documents and skeletal remains showing evidence of dentistry. Sushruta Samhita is an ancient Sanskrit text by Sushruta, an Indian surgeon and physician working in the 6th Century BCE, known as the 'Father of Surgery'. His book describes preventative measures, diagnosis and treatment of various ailments, including essential and cosmetic surgeries.
A Brief History of Anatomy Illustration
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A Brief History of Anatomy Illustration

The desire to understand and study anatomy stretches back through history, certainly to Ancient Egypt and possibly before.
Toe-curling facts about early dentistry
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Toe-curling facts about early dentistry

After reading through our favourite strange and toe-curling facts about dentistry of the past, you may find yourself brushing your teeth extra thoroughly. 
Unusual facts about birds and their skeletons
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Unusual facts about birds and their skeletons

Bird skeletons are fascinating; they need to be lightweight to fly but strong enough to withstand the stresses of flight. To achieve this, birds have hollow bones, and the bones themselves are structurally very dense, stiff and strong.