Notes unearthed from the British Library suggest that Captain Scott's Antarctic expedition may have been fatally undermined by Lieutenant Teddy Evans, furious after being sent back to base.
Scurvy is a historical disease caused by severe and chronic deficiency of vitamin C. Its recent reemergence is a poor reflection of the nation's diet.
Trials into the effectiveness of drugs and treatments struggle to recruit enough participants, yet we rely on their results anyway.
168 years on, experts are finally uncovering the secrets of the Royal Navy's tragic expedition to the Northwest Passage.
The British blockade of France wouldn't have worked if it wasn't for an ingenious experiment conducted half a century earlier.