Even though Iran has an elected government the county is ultimately run by the 12-man Guardian Council, overseen by the Ayatollah Khamanei, which has the right to veto any law that the government passes.
Khamanei has shut down the free press, tortured journalists and ordered the execution of homosexual males.
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!
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