'Transfomers' may not be a fantastic film but one thing it did get right was its approach to the aliens - jarringly mechanical, they had all of the fluid lurches of a biting snake but were also balanced by weighty, metallic components.
The good and the bad guys offer a glimpse of how technology could go too far and what the new face of evil would look like.
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.