Italian Scientists to Test Hair for DNA Link to Leonardo Da Vinci

April 30th, 2019

Two Italian scientists are preparing a DNA test on a lock of hair they think may belong to Leonardo Da Vinci.  “We found, across the Atlantic, a lock of hair historically tagged ‘Les Cheveux de Leonardo da Vinci’ and this extraordinary relic will allow us to proceed in the quest to carry out research on Da Vinci’s DNA,” says Alessandro Vezzosi, the director of the museum and Agnese Sabato, president of the Leonardo da Vinci Heritage Foundation in a statement.

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