Whatever happened to R.I.P.?

Researchers, led by art historian Silvano Vinceti, are proposing to try and identify the woman who sat for Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa by digging up the remains of Italian noblewoman Lisa Gherardini.

Is nothing sacred?

A team of scientists and scientists have formulated plans to exhume the presumed remains of Leonardo da Vinci and have requested that his tomb at Amboise Castle in the Loire valley be opened. Why?