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Box labelled 'Dr White's Belt - adjustable, for comfort' with accompanying safety pins in a small plastic bag

American inventor Mary Kenner spent her life inventing objects that made everyday tasks easier for people. To mark her birthday, Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores her life and work, including the invention of the sanitary belt, which played an important but overlooked role in the development of menstrual products.

infant feeding bottle

Assistant Curator Miriam Dafydd looks back at some of the objects used to support parents in feeding babies over the centuries.

Never been seen screenshot

Explore objects from the Science Museum Group Collection never seen online before thanks to a new digitisation tool.

Toys used for Lowenfeld's 'World Technique' therapy

With Christmas approaching, Harriet Jackson explores some of the stories behind the toys in the Science Museum Group Collection.

Assistant Curator Rebecca Raven explores medicine in the age of the Aztec Empire, from ceremonial birth to death on the sacrificial stage.

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