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Virtual reality WHIPLASH CHAIR in shutdown scare

MWC 2015 Organisers ban any errant electric sitting

UK spaceport, phase two: Now where do we PUT the bleeding thing?

Must-haves: aerodrome, few people... Bonus: coastline

Boffins find Earth's earliest Homo in Ethiopian hilltop

Mouthy ancestor sets human history back 400,000 years

Cisco wraps Hadoop in warm embrace of resale partnership

Borg swallows a little bit of elephant

Sophie the Stegosaurus was a teenaged fat lass claims triple-D model

Pic + vid She's not fat, she's big boned

Paul Allen hunts down sunken Japanese WWII super-battleship

Pics IJN Musashi's final resting place revealed

Lost WHITE CITY of the MONKEY GOD found after 500 years

They were digging in the RIGHT place

Curiosity rover rendered armless by short circuit

Mars nuclear space tank parks after trouble strikes while retrieving sample

Atomic keyring's eerie blue glow lights SPB lab

Vintage tritium-powered glowring survives 13 illuminating years

Is light a wave or a particle? Beaming boffins prove it's BOTH

And they've got the pics to prove it, thanks to clever nanowire tricks

NASA upgrades Rosetta, Voyager and moon landing tracker

Australian deep space tracking facility's upgrade comes online

SpaceX lofts two all-electric ion-drive comsats to Clarke orbit

Pics Sounds cool but it's more Captain Slow than Captain Buck Rogers

US military SATELLITE suddenly BLOWS UP: 'Temperature spike' blamed

But WHY did it suddenly heat up, eh?

Satellite cannon starts shooting Doves, this time under control

ISS cubesat-launcher relaxes and gets to work

NASA 'nauts complete another EPIC SPACEWALK to route cables around ISS

Beefing up lab to prevent future traffic jam

BOFFINS: Oxygen-free, methane-based ALIENS may EXIST on icy SATURN moon Titan

'The first concrete blueprint of life not as we know it'

Elon Musk plans to plonk urban Hyperloop subsonic tube on California

Construction to begin in 2016, apparently

Churchill's blood valued at £560,000. Take that Stalin!

Phial of Winnie's boozy fluid up for auction

SkyProwler VTOL transformo-drone set to darken skies

Plane or chopper? The choice is yours

Spotty Ceres baffles boffins with bright patches

Volcano? Ice? Exhaust port? YOU decide

Laughing gas and rubber: A recipe for suborbital flight?

Boston Uni's hybrid Starscraper rocket aims for 100km

Trolls prevail because good men do nothing: boffins

Study finds victims of online bullying don't try to stop it

Boffin: Use my bionic breakthrough for good, and not super cyborgs

Volunteer amputees get neural implants to wield mind over matter

COSMIC FATTY from the DAWN of TIME simply can't exist – astroboffins

Now that's a black hole, my boy

Russia considers keeping its own half of the ISS alive after 2024

Glorious Soviet modules to outlive degenerate capitalist space-slum, comrade

Wanna free web domain for a year? Hey, it's not rocket .science

Do it, nerds!

Love rats show sex while drunk will sober you up, say boffins

That loved-up feeling stops booze binding with your brain

Marconi: The West of England's very own Italian wireless pioneer

Geek's Guide to Britain A trip to the Lizard King's monument

Spacewalking NASA 'nauts hook up power and data cables to ISS Harmony module

Rigged up for future commercial crew 'craft to dock

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: El Reg eggs Benedict

A serious hangover mitigation culinary challenge

New Mexico mulls sale of first US commercial spaceport (and LOHAN launchpad)

Virgin Galactic accident casts questions over site's future

HAWKING ALERT: Leave planet Earth, find a new home. Stupid humans

Lose the attitude, however, and we MIGHT just survive

Royal Mail's Colossus move gets ex-WREN's stamp of approval

Tommy Flowers and his valves: their part in Hitler's downfall

Want a MEEELLION-year data storage? Use DNA of course

Storing a year’s info would need … just four grams of the stuff!

El Reg chefs whip up Post-Pub Noshographic

Procedural flowchart for wobbly diners

HOLY SEA SNAILS! Their TEETH are strong enough to build a plane

Limpet fangs strongest ever natural material, say boffins

Prawn cocktail offers hot new way to make solar cells

Why shell out for expensive Ruthenium when chitin can cook without gas?

Watch a hot, speeding space alien explode all over Earth's Beaver

Video 500lb rock ignites at 45,000mph

BLOOD STAR of the NEANDERTHALS passed close to our Sun

Small red/brown binary came within 0.8 light years, 70kya

Big Brother in SPAACE: Mars One picks first 100 morons to suffocate, er, settle on Red Planet

Pics Five Brits on the shortlist to wear red shirts

PENGUINS are just TASTELESS, say boffins

'Their tongues aren't for tasting', apparently

Boffins now one step closer to male birth control pill

Want to rub her up without a rubber? Aye, there’s the rub