Originally, angels were heaven's poor relations who were lumbered with sorting out human affairs instead of looking after Eden or singing with the cherubs.
Some believe that a soul grows in steps from a mineral, to a plant, then an animal and then to a human. When the human dies, a soul can then decide to become an angel. Films like 'City of Angels' have popularised romanticised visions like this into popular society.
Scientists are appealing for more people to donate their brains for research after they die.
Life on Earth may have arrived from Mars on an asteroid, scientists have claimed.
Lunar mission scheduled at the end of 2017 could find out if beer can be brewed on the moon.
A bottle used to teach children how far litter can travel ended up on Scottish beach after 8,700-mile journey.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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