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New anatomical light is shed on old masterpiece

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.c4178 (Published 02 August 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4178
  1. Michael Day
  1. 1Milan

    The Italian Renaissance genius Michelangelo included a view of God’s brain in his monumental work on the ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, a new study suggests.

    The claims by a neurosurgeon may explain unusual—and much debated—abnormalities on one of the frescoes.

    For years art …

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