Last year we saw the likes of Bruno Mars, Jessie J, Wretch 32, The Vaccines, Nero, Ed Sheeran and Rizzle Kicks burst onto the music scene, but what will 2012 have in store for us new artist-wise?
Well, we've got a look at some new stars who we think are tipped for the top.
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.