A new survey has revealed the nation's favourite alien films. Fittingly, to begin with is a classic that even has aliens in its title - the second in the franchise gave Ellen Ripley (Sigourney Weaver) a chance to bulk up, fight back and become an adoptive mother of sorts.
It also marked one of the few times that a high concept action sequel garnered its leading lady an Oscar nomination, but 'Aliens' certainly isn't the only acclaimed classic in this top 10...
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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