There was a time when predators ruled supreme on the African plains. Nowadays, the African wild dog is the largest endangered predator on the continent. Hunting in packs, they locate appetising prey, be it antelopes, springbucks or zebras, and they chase them around until exhaustion.
Urbanisation is a threat to them as are human persecution and contact with domesticated animals, which transmit diseases like rabies and distemper.
Tools designed to ensure computer code in smart cars does not crash has been inspired by hungry penguins.
The rounded sleeping capsules send guests drifting into ocean before arriving on desert island by morning.
Sitting on the saddle activates the part of the brain responsible for learning, a study has claimed.
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.
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