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

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Sickness & Health

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Essay

The Spanish flu pandemic is often viewed as a devastating follow-on to the horrors of World War I.

Essay

"The Aids epidemic has rolled back a big rotting log and revealed all the squirming life underneath it".

Article

William Schupbach explains how a portrait of an 18th-century Dorset farmer who carried out the first vaccinations found its way into Wellcom

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Participants in a Wellcome Collection event discuss the treatment of influenza in western and Islamic traditions.

Article

A dispute about the effects of a hormone illustrates the uncertainty and controversy that surrounds scientific research.

Interactive

Feminine Aspect is a game by Alice Maz that asks us to look at a collection of photographs, and to reflect on both them and ourselves.

Interactive

Prolix is a game by pyun-pyun that uses images as artefacts within the game world, things to show and discuss.

Interactive

Table Talk is a game by Nina Freeman that uses a single painting as a jumping-off point for a story about friendship and puberty.

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