The x-ray is a worthy winner. Now a staple in hospitals and medical centres, x-ray machines revolutionised how doctors detected disease and illness and gave us an insight into the human (and animal) body as never before.
Thanks to Wilhelm Conrad Rntgen's discovery in 1895, for the first time we could see bones and other structures inside the living body - instead of relying on symptoms, samples or surgery.
All of the inventions are on display at the Science Museum, along with countless other developments from history in their incredible collection.
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.
In 30 years, humans will be able to upload their entire minds to computers and become digitally immortal, Google has predicted
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