Scientists uncover the earliest samples of bubonic plague in human history

Scientists uncover the earliest samples of bubonic plague in human history

The earliest known strain of the bubonic plague has been discovered in the body of a man buried in Latvia approximately 5,000 years ago. Research since the discovery has concluded that this strain materialized around 7,100 years ago and was not nearly as destructive as many of the other strains...

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David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020 at the Royal Academy

David Hockney: The Arrival of Spring, Normandy, 2020 at the Royal Academy

So, what is all the fuss about? David Hockney’s status as National Treasure, Britain’s favourite living artist, Grand Old Man of Art, and most influential British artist of the 20th century, has grown and blossomed since other contenders fell off their perches. This artist has never stopped innovating ways to...

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