Browse our unique mix of videos, images and articles exploring what it means to be human.


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Life, Genes & You

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Sickness & Health



In this short film made for the Health Education Council, the birth of a baby is told from the point of view of the baby's father.


This film looks at deficiencies and improvements in perinatal care in the National Health Service in the early 1980s.


This film is one of the earliest surviving film records of bacteriological research.

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Often seen as opposites, science and art both depend on observation and synthesis.

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Not always separate fields of knowledge, today science and religion seem to be at each other's throats.


Of all the different medical imaging techniques, ultrasound is probably the one with which we are most familiar.

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How designers and scientists inspire each other.

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Many medical advances are made through collective effort, but it is the individual pioneer who catches our imagination.

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The capital city's rich history of disease and medicine.