In winter the air is cold and dry which means that the mucous membranes that line the inside of your nose aren't as well lubricated and therefore don't catch as many germs. A humidifier (from £60) adds moisture to the air, remedying this while also making the flu particles heavier so they fall to the floor instead of circulating.
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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