In 1984 doctors in California tried a revolutionary operation on a two-week-old baby girl.
BBC World Service
The Filipino stone-age cave dwellers who fooled the scientific community.
Created to tackle China's expanding population, but how was the one-child policy enforced?
Ian McMillan discovers how Arlo Guthrie's Alice's Restaurant became a Thanksgiving anthem.
BBC Radio 4
Can a man nicknamed 'Tarzan' tackle the impact of years of corruption and brutal warfare?
How the Mexican-American trade union leader Cesar Chavez inspired Latinos in the 1960s.
5/5 Matthew Oates meets a man for whom the purple emperor butterfly is a lifetime obsession.
The blog of the Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai voiced by British girls her age.
11/24 Brett Westwood reports on goliath groupers in the Caribbean and the Asiatic Lion of India.
4/5 Matthew Oates meets a biologist for whom slugs and snails are bread and butter.