The auto-icon of 18th-century philosopher Jeremy Bentham will travel from London to New York for an exhibition at the Met Breuer that explores the human body.
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Matching the Smells of Musty Manuscripts with Chemical Compounds
Researchers at University College London studied the scents of old books to better understand how to identify and protect “heritage smells.”
The Webcam of an 18th-Century Philosopher’s Skeleton
LONDON — Presiding over a busy University College London corridor is a man who’s been dead for over 180 years.
A 5,000-Year-Old Linen Dress Is the World’s Oldest Woven Garment
An over-5,000-year-old linen dress was recently confirmed as the world’s oldest woven garment.
Painting a Kangaroo When You’ve Never Seen One
To show animals of distant locales to the public in centuries before photography, artists were sometimes enlisted to recreate exotic fauna through secondhand descriptions or some scrap of skin or skeleton.