ice man

Birdie Bowers, a member of Scott’s expedition to the Antarctic in 1911, slept soundly in temperatures below -20°C, without the...

chocolate

A love of chocolate resulted in a sticky end for Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt and others at Willy Wonka’s chocolate factory, yet it...

Cannabis

Throughout history, the cannabis plant has been used both recreationally and medicinally. Even Queen Victoria was prescribed cannabis...

Body clocks

In today’s busy world, our lives can lack routine and structure as we move from one commitment to another. Thankfully, underneath...

Processed meats

After some fairly meaty research stemming more than 20 years, The World Health Organization announced that a daily intake of processed...

Chillis

From garlic to goji berries, many foods claim to work wonders for human health. Recent media reports suggest that the humble chilli...

Zoladex

In the fight against breast and prostate cancer, Zoladex works in combination with your body’s hormones to offer hope.

Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man - human body innovation

From the human leg bone to the gecko’s foot, engineers have long been amazed by designs in nature. They even try to copy them in...

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