Industrial Revolutions

Innovations that changed the world: poll

Twenty years ago, the idea of listening to a song on anything other than a CD, cassette or LP would have seemed fanciful.

Yet from music to medicine and air travel to banking, the past 100-plus years have seen a raft of innovations transform the way we live and work.

We've taken a look at 10 of the world's most significant industrial advances, assessed their impact, and are now giving you the chance to choose what you feel is the most significant in our poll.

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