Could the great oak tree, as English as cricket and warm beer, really be heading for the celestial timber-yard?
There is oak wilt, a fungal disease that kills seedling trees, there is the mysterious phenomenon of die-back, in which strong trees have lost their upper branches and now appear decrepit. Most recently a sinister disease dubbed Sudden Oak Death has become widespread in Britain.
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.