The envy of many men, mountain gorilla groups consist of one polygamous male, a few females and their offspring. They live in the mountainous forests of central Africa, and the majority can be found in Uganda's Bwindi National Park.
Poachers are a great threat, killing a number each year while trying to capture the young ones. But these criminals don't seem to be deterred by the fact that no gorilla has ever survived in captivity. There are about 600 specimens left on earth.
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.