To mark the centenary of London's Science Museum, 10 of the most significant objects in engineering, technology, science and medicine were selected. Almost 50,000 votes were then cast to rate the best invention.
In at No 10 is the electric telegraph. Two hundred years ago, people had to wait days, weeks or even months to receive letter sent via horse and ship.
Only 29 years after its first installation at Euston Station, this amazing new technology brought instant telecommunication on a global scale, with anyone in a large town able to send a message hundreds of miles in seconds, reaching every continent but Antarctica.
More than 40 perfectly preserved ancient shipwrecks accidentally discovered at the bottom of the Black Sea.
Fragile golden and silver scrolls believed to be “spells” to invoke good or evil spirits were unearthed with ancient skeleton in Serbia.
Stress of moving house can help boost memory, a recent research has found.
The prenup house, made of carbon fibre elements and semi-transparent wooden layer, can be split in two if marriage doesn’t work.
De-extinction of mammoths through DNA sequencing and genome editing can help restore the grassland system, scientists have claimed.
Faraday cage wetsuit prevents sharks from detecting tiny electrical signals from divers’ muscles.
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