After developing her vocal styling with the bands Two Lane Blacktop and Teenager, Wellington born Phillipa Brown broke out on her own and released her self-titled debut album in September 2008.
Performing under the name Ladyhawke the sassy singer songwriter has hit on global success and was described by The Guardian as a "union between Pat Benatar and Peaches". Big things are expected from her eclectic and funky music over the coming year.
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.