The Royle family were anything but royal, but what they lacked in social graces, they made up for in comic appeal. And none more so than Nana, played by the lovely Liz Smith.
Her demanding, yet loveable, demeanour reminded many a viewer of their own beloved gran's way with benign insults, and so felt her fictional family's pain upon her death in the 2006 special.
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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