Meet the Fantastically Bejeweled Skeletons of Catholicism's Forgotten Martyrs

Meet the Fantastically Bejeweled Skeletons of Catholicism's Forgotten Martyrs In their splendor and grandeur, Koudounaris says, the skeletons may be considered baroque art, but their creators' backgrounds paint a more complicated picture that situates the bones into a unique artistic subcategory. The nuns and monks “were … The … Read more on Smithsonian (blog) Rose […]

Meet the mice with two dads

Meet the mice with two dads The problem with the mice with two fathers is that they’re distractingly adorable. Sure, they’re a mean feat of genetic engineering and a potential step toward gay couples creating biological children. But with their tiny faces and itty-bitty paws, it’s hard to ignore: This is scientific progress at its […]