Mark Porter reports on when and how aspirin can prevent diseases.
The ready meal after horsemeat, why it was good news for chilled but a problem for frozen.
Cellophane transformed how consumers purchased food, as well as how producers sold it.
Chris Ledgard examines how the introduction of the breathalyser changed our behaviour.
Professor Andrew Hussey explores whether heroin use creates a particular aesthetic style.
Sally Marlow investigates why many jazz musicians turned to heroin in the post-war period.
Original insights into major news stories. How dangerous are taser stun guns?
Daniel Barenboim examines what he calls 'the neglected sense'; the ear.
The TV dinner, and other inventions from the same era, made a lasting economic impression.