Japanese researchers say they have successfully managed to genetically modify silkworms with dragline protein genes from common spiders to increase the strength and quality of silk.
Argentine artists transform Barbie and Ken dolls into religious figurines.
Video posted to a social media website purports to show civil defence workers successfully rescuing a baby from under rubble in Aleppo.
Researchers in the United States have developed a new procedure that shrinks the stomach by as much as 80 percent without major surgery.
German scientists develop a technology which they think could allow planes to be steered using only signals from the brain. Jim Drury has more.