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    When did we start kissing?

    Have you ever considered when kissing first started? Who, or what, first decided that this was a good way…

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    Erica Charters

    Historian of Medicine

    I’m a historian of medicine and, more specifically, I research the relationship between disease and society.  I’m particularly interested…

  • When did cats arrive in Britain?

    Sunning themselves outside or curled up on our sofas …many of us have a pet cat in our homes.…

  • Mary Somerville on the Scottish ten pound note

    How did Mary Somerville get on the Scottish 10 Pound note?

    In this episode of the Big Questions podcast we are asking: How did Mary Somerville get on the Scottish…

  • DNA: A Rich Tapestry

    Whether it’s the way we speak, or the sports team we support, the little differences between us can carry…

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