Six armed men gained entry to the Brinks-Mat high security vault at Heathrow airport by posing as security guards. They escaped with £26m in gold bullion and diamonds after dousing a guard with petrol and threatening to set him alight unless he opened the vault. Most of the gold bullion was never recovered.
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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