Charlize became a mum to baby Jackson in March, with her people confirming the news to US Weekly in a statement:
"Charlize Theron has adopted a child. She is the proud mom of a healthy baby boy named Jackson."
Single mum Theron has always been open about wanting a child, telling Germany's In Touch magazine in August 2011:
"I want a baby. If it would happen tomorrow I would be very happy."
When asked by the publication if she would consider adopting as a single mother, she replied:
"Why not? I'm open to everything in life."
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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