Here, the Manchester Police line-up their impressive collection of Minis. The Mini was adopted around 1965 when the iconic brand was dominating the rallying scene, and continued to use them across much of the UK until around 1970.
Apprehending speedy cars or throwing larger framed criminals in the back was never going to be its strong suit, but its unparalleled handling and size made it perfect for intercity crime busting. With a jazzed up 1275cc engine it quickly hit the motorways as well.
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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