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Da Vinci’s Skulls- is there anything this guy couldn’t do?

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So apparently they didn’t have motor bikes in the Renaissance, but if they did, we’re pretty sure Da Vinci would have been riding one because he is super cool.

We all know that he was well beyond his time is so many ways, but what you might not know is that his extensive study of bone structure and muscle and their relationship to movement have been credited as the basis of the current scientific field of biomechanics.

Here are a couple of Da Vinci’s skulls:

On the left hand side of this figure the skull has been sectioned on an unusual angle- exposing the maxillary sinus under the eye and the frontal sinus above.

You can also see the frontal sinus in this picture above the nose, and a cross section of the foramen magnum where the spine enters the skull.

Not surprisingly, Da Vinci’s anatomical sketches are as beautiful…

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