Why so scary?: Fear of the undead
Although not nearly as scary now as it was to viewers after its original release in 1931, with its classic horror imagery and motifs, 'Frankenstein' is still capable of frightening audiences anew well into the 21st century.
Often cited as the original zombie movie, it is complete with deserted towers, damsels in distress and a big killing monster on the hunt for revenge.
The creature remains one of horror's most familiar figures as it exploits our primal fear of corpses and what might happen when technology finally catches up with our imaginations and we can reanimate the dead.
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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