'Trading Places' director John Landis crafted one of Murphy's most successful movies in 1988. The classic fish-out-of-water tale of an African prince in New York was tailor-made for Murphy's irresistible observations.
This commercial success was a career peak he would struggle to match for a number of years. It was also the first of many films where he plays multiple roles.
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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