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‘Design for a giant crossbow.’ Leonardo da Vinci

Leonardo joined art with engineering

As Leonardo da Vinci found centuries ago, scholars of art, design, engineering and science can work together for mutual benefit.
Pasteurisation been instrumental in reducing morbidity and mortality from the consumption of bacteria-ridden food and drink. Doug Wheller/Flickr

Got milk? How Pasteur made mass food production possible

The death of a three-year-old child caused by drinking unpasteurised milk late last year invited much commentary about food safety and regulation. But little has been said about the man who gave his name…

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