A natural oil which is found in oregano could be the key to fighting the deadly hospital superbug MRSA, which has already claimed the lives of thousands in the UK.
Scientists found that small quantities of carvacrol, a naturally occurring compound in oregano, is a more effective antimicrobial agent than 18 pharmaceutical drugs it was compared against.
Carvacrol can sterilise septic water, kill giardia, treat fungal infections - such as candida - and rivals pharmaceutical antibiotics such as streptomycin and penicillin in its ability to eliminate microbes.
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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