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Rita Keegan: the return of black British art’s forgotten pioneer

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From the 1980s to the early 2000s, artist and archivist Rita Keegan fervently collected and preserved newsletters, leaflets, photographs and exhibition literature from the British Black arts scene. “It [no] matter...

Scientists’ egos are key barrier to progress, says Covid vaccine pioneer

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Scientists would make swifter progress in solving the world’s problems if they learned to put their egos aside and collaborate better, according to the leading researcher behind the Pfizer/BioNTech Covid vaccine. Prof...

Spanish museum celebrates vaccine pioneer who used children as refrigerators

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

Spanish museum celebrates pioneer who took smallpox vaccine to colonies

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When Francisco Javier de Balmis set off from Spain in 1803 to vaccinate the people in Spain’s colonies against smallpox he had no means of keeping the vaccine fresh, so he used children as his refrigerators. An exhibi...

So many gins … but are you a purist or a pioneer?

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How are you feeling about gin at the moment? Love it? Totally over it? Somewhere in between, but a bit overwhelmed? No surprise if it’s the latter: there are so many gins out there. Spirits specialist The Whisky Excha...

From a Dada pioneer to a tragic goldfish bowl – the week in art

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Sophie Taeuber-Arp An overdue fresh look at this modernist pioneer who helped invent both Dada’s punk ethos and abstract art’s spiritual calm. Tate Modern, Londres, 15 July-17 October. British Art Show 9 Michael Arm...

Peter Zinovieff, Compositor y pionero del sintetizador británico, muere envejecido 88

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Peter Zinovieff, una figura muy influyente en la música británica cuyos primeros sintetizadores ayudaron a cambiar el sonido de la música pop, ha muerto envejecido 88. Había sufrido una caída en casa a principios de este mes.. With its marketing s...

John McAfee: the tech pioneer turned fugitive

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John McAfee, the creator of a programme that is among the most-used virus protection programmes worldwide, was a controversial figure, cryptocurrency promoter, tax opponent and fugitive who twice made long-shot runs f...

Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes review – playful paean to a musical pioneer

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I hope films like Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes (BBC Four) will still have a home at the BBC after BBC Four becomes an archive-only channel, as is planned. I cannot imagine anything so wilfully a...

TV esta noche: the story of electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire

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Theremin innovator and co-creator of the Doctor Who theme tune, Delia Derbyshire is one of the unsung heroes of electronic music. This experimental documentary sees filmmaker Caroline Catz playing Delia in dramatised...

From ‘traitor’ to trailblazer: the rise of NBA bench pioneer Becky Hammon

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Still seething from a heated disagreement with the referee, Gregg Popovich pointed to one of his assistant coaches, Becky Hammon, y dijo, “You got ‘em.” There was 3:56 remaining in the second quarter when Popovich w...

‘Olivier was jealous of me’: TV drama pioneer Derek Granger at 100

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There are more than 22,000 centenarians in the UK, and on 23 April there will be a sprightly addition to their number: Derek Granger, a former Granada TV producer whose credits include Brideshead Revisited and Coronat...