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The art of science and the science of art.

The Other Immortality

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By Glendon Mellow, study after Albrecht Dürer.

Students like I once was,

Copying studies like Dürer once made,

Of a skull, once with a name.

Skull, study for St. Jerome by Albrecht Dürer, 1521.

Just like our genes,

little carbon marks drift

little changes over time.

The views expressed are those of the author and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.

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