An unbelievably transformed Natalie Cassidy started 2008 looking very different indeed.
In a few months she shed the image of her soap character by losing two and a half stone and dropping four dress sizes. She told Now magazine: "After playing Sonia in EastEnders for 12 years, I thought it'd be good to change my image. I was always bubbly and confident before, but it does make you feel better about yourself. I've become a bit of a fox."
The actress believes that her fitness DVD 'Then and Now Workout' helped her to shed the unwanted weight.
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.