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TURKEY-LIKE, VEGGIE T-REX dug up by 7-year-old kid baffles boffins

Plant-eating platypus puzzles paleontologists

SpaceX in MONEY RING shot, no spare juice for tail backdown this time

Pic Change in plan for vertical-landing Falcon 9 rocket stage

Eco-loons hack Thirty Meter Telescope website to help the 'natives'

Search for little green men finds them rather close to home

Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse taunted with sausage sarnie snap

Provocative start to the Live Below the Line challenge

Top Spanish minister shows citizens are thick as tortillas de ballenas

Quarter believe the sun orbits the earth

Quid-A-Day Nosh Challenge kicks off early for starvation veteran

Toby Sibley back on board, and already tightening his belt

Astroboffins mine data in pursuit of lonely, homeless RUNAWAY GALAXIES

Stellar systems exiled from Main Street

Hubble hits 25th anniversary IN SPAAACE – time for telescope to come home

Pics A quarter century of observing the universe

SUPERVOLCANIC MAGMA reservoir BUBBLING under Yellowstone Park

Could fill the Grand Canyon 11 times over

SEX: Naughty female stegosauruses offered it on a PLATE

These beasts really DID have two backs

MEPs: Oi, Juncker! Hands off our science and research dosh

No robbing Pietro to pay Paulo, please, Mr President

Russian space geckos caught on film playing with jeweled collar

Video Fifty shades of серый, comrade

Boffins laser print flexible transistors

If you can't stand the heat, turn down the temperature

Got a big day planned in 15 BEELLLION years? You need this clock

You'll never be late for that special restaurant date

Coffee cup-sized MIT machine can SEE actual ELECTRONS, boast boffins

Neutrino mass search takes another big step

Something's missing in our universe: Boffins look into the SUPERVOID

Much ado about nothing much

El Reg assembles mighty Quid-A-Day Nosh Posse

11 on board for Live Below the Line challenge

Japan showcases really, really fast … whoa, WTF was that?!

Maglev train zooms into record books doing 603KPH

VAMPIRE SQUID romps stun scientists: Unique sex lives revealed

Pic Talk about a motion in the ocean

Neurobabble makes nonsense brain 'science' more believable

Coming soon: Neuroscience aftershave!

Flying giant octopus menaces New York

New Statesman launches highly improbable eight-legged unit of weight

Spotty dwarf Ceres BARES ALL in NASA's SHINY CLOSEUPS

Still not looking like alien signal mirrors, though

High on bath salts, alleged Norse god attempts tree love

Florida police try and stop lightning flinger with … electricity. D’oh!

KABOOM! Billionaire fingers dud valve in ROCKET WIBBLE PRANG BLAST

Musk blames sluggish throttle for wobble topple booster

DWARF PLANET Ceres beams back SUNNY north pole FROWN

Dawn spacecraft transmits best high-res images yet, enthuse boffins

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Tortilla de patatas

The real Spanish omelette – accept no wobbly dining substitute

Gwyneth Paltrow flubs $29 food stamp dare, swallows pride instead

Manages four days on subsistence diet before hitting the chicken

One small shot for Man, one espresso maker IN SPAAACE: Dragon snatched by ISS

+Vid What a time to be alive

RADIOACTIVE WWII aircraft carrier FOUND OFF CALIFORNIA

USS Independence may still have aircraft in its hangars

Don't shoot the Messenger: NASA's suicide probe to punch hole in Mercury

+Vid Crash, bang, wallop, what a spacecraft – read our pre-obit

Oz energy company AGL promises to decarbonise by 2050

Pledges closure of coal-fired plants without carbon capture

Graphene spintronics crowned latest Moore's Law extender contender

It's not just politicians and PRs who are powered by spin

Comet 67P found to be COMPLETELY UNATTRACTIVE

Philae lander to come alive soon, says ESA, but has no magnetic field to contend with

NASA probe sent to faraway planet finds DWARF world instead: Pics

Three billion miles to Pluto – and forgot to hit autofocus

Nuclear fusion simulator among boffinry tools picked for monster Summit supercomputer

As Uncle Sam builds another nuke test number-cruncher

SPB brews up fetching beer + bacon t-shirt design

With a soupçon of rocket propellant, naturally

Health apps and wearables make you nervous, not fit, say boffins

Humanity is wasting its time on monitoring life rather than living

Dwarf planet Ceres has TEN bright spots, astroboffins say

Worldlet is no dusty rock thanks to 'active' past producing varied geology

NASA to put the stars in your hands with coming-soon-now API portal

Bigger than Justin Bieber and infinitely more interesting

Easy ... easy ... Aw CRAP! SpaceX rocket ALMOST lands on ocean hoverbase

Vid Note to self: Musk do better next time

Apple, IBM jump into bed for health data love in

Budge up Johnson & Johnson and Medtronic

Scummy transients FOUND ON MARS by NASA rover

'Transient' perchlorate liquid brine discovered