1/2 Laurie Taylor trawls the BBC archives to explore 60 years of the Reith Lectures.
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Phineas Gage was a railway worker in 19th-century Vermont who survived a bizarre accident.
Gabrielle Walker joins scientists to look at the effects of climate change.
In 1800, 12-year-old Victor emerged from the woods, naked and behaving like an animal.
Gareth Mitchell meets the scientists trying to harvest energy from unlikely sources.
A brutal killing led to the naming of the phenomenon known as Bystander Effect.
Next year, Russian cosmonauts will simulate a mission to Mars. Richard Hollingham reports.
Tom Mangold investigates a tale of dirty tricks and industrial espionage.
Mukul Devichand explores Chinese attitudes to environmental issues.
2/2 Hugh Levinson asks what sort of research Africa's scientists should conduct.