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Dark matter surveys turn up new satellites … orbiting the Milky Way

Dark matter labs just 100,000 light years away

LOHAN leaps aloft & ports into virtual flight logger

Test flight 3D representation pops up in Exmaps

Boffins probe mystery of ANTARCTIC BLOOD GLACIER

Hypersaline, oxygen-free waters may resemble conditions on Enceladus or Europa

Post-pub nosh neckfiller: Smažený sýr

A classic Czech cheese wobbly dining delicacy

Is there a cure for cancer sitting at the back of the medicine cabinet already?

Could be – but there's no money in that, it seems

NASA: Curiosity rover's BROKEN ARM doesn't SPELL DOOM for Mars mission

Jittery space tank expected to resume work within days

MENOPAUSAL KILLER WHALES are wise old birds, trick-cyclists claim

Salmon fishing better than ye men

In assault on American values, Lockheed BLASTS PICKUP with RAYGUN

Engine block baked in seconds by laser blast

Will NASA's Dawn spot ALIEN LIFE on asteroid belt dwarf world Ceres?

Vid + Pic No, but it's a science lab sent to tiny planet tucked between Mars and Jupiter

Boffins say Mars had ocean covering 20 per cent of planet

New theory suggests Red Planet was wet enough, long enough, for life to emerge

Massive gravitational lens flare unveils EINSTEIN CROSS SUPERNOVA

Vid Hubble 'scope shock: Light gets bent, bigtime

Australia's new broadband satellites won't be all the help Willowra needs

Megabit birds for the bush aren't the only answer to our broadband quest

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

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