Gregory Peck reached the pinnacle of his career with his Oscar winning performance as Atticus Finch, a lawyer in racially divided Alabama who defends a black boy accused of raping a white woman.
'To Kill a Mockingbird' explores the nature of labels in society with thought-provoking intelligence, grace and even the odd blast of unexpected humour. Finch is probably the most idealistic character ever seen on screen, and Peck plays him brilliantly in one of those rare films that matches the stature of the source novel.
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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