Although Liberia's 14-year civil war drew to a close in the summer of 2003, 15,000 U.N peacekeepers and 1,100 police advisers remain in the stricken country. Crime is a major concern, and the bulk of it takes place after night falls. Murder, sexual assault and theft are everyday occurences.
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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