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Found: Leonardo da Vinci Painting

This is neat. Generally you only hear about fingerprinting and other forensic evidence being used in crimes and TV shows like CSI, but forensics are being used in many different ways. I think it is very interesting what we can find out and know pretty much for sure because of forensics.

How exciting it must have been for Peter Paul Biro, the tech who found and ID’d the part of the fingerprint. It’s cool find, and the people who own the painting must be shocked. It kind of seems comparable to finding hidden treasure. I wonder how many other people will be looking for fingerprints on their old, original paintings now?

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