The chemical PFOA (Perfluorooctanoic acid) which is used to make non-stick pans heat resistant and stain repellent has been linked to thyroid disease by a University of Exeter study of 4,000 people. The study is in need of further research for a direct link to be established, however. PFOA is also present in some furniture and food packaging.
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.
Confused Apple customers are finding coins in their MacBooks.
High levels of iron help prevent hearing loss, a study has claimed.
A software engineer has constructed a fingernail-sized engine made of paper and it totally works!
Conspiracy theorists claim that there is a mysterious alien based pyramid in the Antarctic.
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