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California blue whale numbers soar to historical levels, say boffins

Still far too many of them being struck by US ships, mind

Chelyabinsk-sized SURPRISE asteroid to skim Earth, satnav birds

Space rock appears out of nowhere, buzzes planet on Sunday

Boffins hunch over steaming cups of coffee to find HIDDEN SECRETS of caffeine

Coffea canephora genome sequenced

Look out, world! Space Station satellite cannon has A MIND OF ITS OWN

Vid Lonely rogue pipe spends evening prematurely ejecting its load

Vote NOW for LOHAN's arboreal avoidance algorithm acronym

Poll Spaceplane mission stickers ahoy for one creative reader

Finally, a USEFUL smart device: Intel boffins cook up gyro-magneto-'puter bike helmet

Apple, eat your heart out

Beer in SPAAAACE: Photographic PROOF

Rocket boffin's frozen pint hits 24km

Data entry REAR-END SNAFU: Weighty ballsup leads to plane take-off flap

Another good reason not to treat kids as adults

DREADNOUGHTUS: The 65-TON DINO that could crumple up a T-Rex like a paper cup

3D scans of bones available for download

You are here => Earth is in 'the suburbs' of an IMMENSE HEAVEN

Did you know there's a hundred QUADRILLION suns in our Laniakea neighbourhood?

4th Century GOBLET could REVIVE CORPSE of holographic storage

Boffins drink deep from history

Crack team weighs LOHAN's substantial box

41.5kg? Crikey

NASA finds ancient films that extend Arctic ice record by 15 years

50-year-old Nimbus satellite sent back single video frames of Earth's cold bits

Our Vulture 2 rocket spaceplane crammed with MORE POWER

She couldna take it, Captain: So we've gone for TRIPLE ENERGY PODULES

NASA clears zero-G 3D printer for mission to SPAAAAACE

Houston, we have a bit of plastic

Cave scrawls prove Neanderthals were AT LEAST as talented as modern artists

Gibraltar graffiti matches up well to early Hirst or Emin

Flurry of solar flare-ups sets off COSMIC PLASMA EXPLOSION

Vid Mass ejections flung into space as the Sun does its thing

Russia: SEXY LIZARDS which landed FROM SPACE are all DEAD

Copulating cosmo geckos rue re-entry heater cockup

Vulture 2 X-Plane soars over Spaceport America

Billy Bargagliotti wraps virtual rocket ship - come give it a blast

Volcanic eruption in Iceland triggers CODE RED aviation warning

Lava-spitting Bárðarbunga prompts action from Met Office

Discovery BATTLED 2-foot-long WEE ICICLE on first mission - 30 years ago today

Space shuttle took three attempts to launch

NASA to reformat Opportunity rover's memory from 125 million miles away

Interplanetary admins will back up data and get to work

Exclusive SPB t-shirt flies into Kickstarter

'The Shed Knows No Bounds', and we hope your wallets are similarly limitless

Software bug caught Galileo sats in landslide, no escape from reality

Life had just begun, code error means Russia's gone and thrown it all away

IBM: OK, Watson, you've won Jeopardy. Now, CURE CANCER

Uber-computer to analyse reams of research

LOHAN wrapped in vinyl as Kickstarter campaign hits £18,000!

Sample stickers fly in, custom pint tankards fly out door

LOHAN tunes into ultra long range radio

And verily, Vultures shall speak status unto distant receivers

Neutrinos lay bare solar proton reactions

Set the controls for the heart of the Sun

Rickety rock deemed unworthy of Curiosity's drill

NASA also hoses down Martian thighbone theorists

Major cyber attack hits Norwegian oil industry

Statoil, the gas giant behind the Scandie social miracle, targeted

Nearly there! LOHAN Kickstarter pot o'gold breaks £29,000

Slip her your speedy donation NOW, before it's too late

Boffins attempt to prove the UNIVERSE IS JUST A HOLOGRAM

Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?

Finally, a practical use for 3D printing: Helping surgeons rehearse

Measure twice, cut once: Have a poke before going into theatre

China building SUPERSONIC SUBMARINE that travels in a BUBBLE

Shanghai to San Fran in two hours would be a trick, though

EOS, Lockheed to track space junk from Oz

WA facility gets laser-eyes out of the fog

Galileo! Galileo. Galileo! Galileo frigged-LEO: Easy come, easy go. Little high, little low

You think you can love me and leave me to die? Never – ESA

Experimental hypersonic SUPERMISSILE destroyed 4 SECONDS after US launched it

Weapons of crap construction?

Our LOHAN spaceplane ballocket Kickstarter climbs through £8000

Through 25 per cent but more is needed: Get your UNIQUE rewards!

Euro space boffins narrow down lander sites on comet doing 135,000km/h toward Sun

Piece of cake, right?

Brookhaven boffins boggle at baryons

Oi, stranger! Freeze ME out, will you?

Cutting cancer rates: Data, models and a happy ending?

How surgery might be making cancer prognoses worse

Galileo can't do the fandango: Two Euro GPS nav sats sent into WRONG ORBIT

Space agency baffled by 'anomaly'