Half of one of the most successful music acts of the 70s, Karen Carpenter developed anorexia during her teens. Friends say she felt pressure to live up to her own expectations, as well as those of her record label and her fans. Her heart was weakened by years of extreme dieting, and at just 32 she died of coronary failure.
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.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
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