Could Manipulating the Microbiome of Artworks Prevent Their Decay?
Could Manipulating the Microbiome of Artworks Prevent Their Decay?
Treating the microbial community residing on a painting with probiotics may offer a way to stave off biodegradation, a study suggests.
Could Manipulating the Microbiome of Artworks Prevent Their Decay?
Could Manipulating the Microbiome of Artworks Prevent Their Decay?

Treating the microbial community residing on a painting with probiotics may offer a way to stave off biodegradation, a study suggests.

Treating the microbial community residing on a painting with probiotics may offer a way to stave off biodegradation, a study suggests.

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Oldest Known Paintings Created by Neanderthals, Not Modern Humans
Oldest Known Paintings Created by Neanderthals, Not Modern Humans
Catherine Offord | Feb 26, 2018
The animal pictures and hand stencils were made in caves in Spain thousands of years before Homo sapiens arrived in Europe.
Art’s Diagnosticians
Art’s Diagnosticians
Abby Olena | Jun 12, 2017
Physicians peer into the subjects of artistic masterpieces, and find new perspective on their own approach to diagnosing maladies.
Channeling Animals
Channeling Animals
Molly Sharlach | Nov 25, 2015
Artists reinterpret structures built by birds, insects, and corals in a new exhibit.
Cognitive Neuroscience Lurking in Art
Cognitive Neuroscience Lurking in Art
Kerry Grens | Oct 19, 2015
What can neuroscientists learn from the masters and other artists?
Inside a Painter’s Brain
Inside a Painter’s Brain
Ajai Raj | Oct 24, 2014
Dean Cercone shares the cortical correlates of his creative process as part of a neuroscience-inspired exhibition.
Illustrating Alchemy, 18th Century
Illustrating Alchemy, 18th Century
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
As the science of chemistry developed, public perceptions of alchemists shifted from respect to ridicule.
Painting Pseudoscience
Painting Pseudoscience
Jyoti Madhusoodanan | Sep 1, 2014
Johns Hopkins University Chemist Larry Principe discusses his favorite alchemy painting, the topic of this month’s Foundations.
Review: “What Lies Beneath”
Review: “What Lies Beneath”
Ajai Raj | Jun 23, 2014
An exhibit at the newly opened SciArt Center in New York City showcases work that explores hidden worlds.
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Lynne Quarmby - Artist
Rachel Bernstein | Apr 4, 2014
The professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at Simon Fraser University is also an accomplished painter.