Germs can spread very easily, mainly through touch, and your washing machine is a haven for them to breed in. Infected clothes washed with others mean that bacteria can easily be transferred and can also infect your hands.
Despite washing killing up to 99 per cent of all germs, they can still find a place to multiply within the machine itself and of course in nooks and crannies of clothing.
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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