While we may not see any actual volcanoes within the UK, it's the ash that comes from an erupted volcano that causes the real problems as the recent Icelandic eruption has shown. It affects our weather systems, causing epic storms which are potentially fatal and the clouds of ash can down planes by clogging their engines.
An eruption in 1783 in Iceland was believed to be the cause of 10,000 deaths in the UK.
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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