With more than 2,000 literary characters, over 3,200 pages and being translated into English on several occasions (to a point where even the title was more accurately translated to 'In Search of Lost Time'), Proust's lengthy novel tackles the notion of involuntary memory on an in-depth scale. It was dubbed by the late iconic English playwright, W. Somerset Maugham, as the "greatest fiction to date".
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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