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Boffins: Searching for ALIENS is like looking for PIZZA among students

'The pizza must be being constantly replaced!'

Boffins say they've got Lithium batteries the wrong way around

Surprises at the nano-scale mean our ideas about how they charge could be all wrong

Archaeologists and robots on hunt for more Antikythera pieces

How much of the world's oldest computer can they find?

Stricter shark and manta ray trade rules enforced from today

Vid CITES: permits needed to protect biodiversity of our oceans

The sound of silence: One excited atom is so quiet that the human ear cannot detect it

Listen! Could this be a Quantum Communications Leap?

Let XKCD's Randall Munroe satisfy your curiosity in this excerpt from his book, What If

Just how much force power could Yoda really exert?

Sleepy spotless summer Sun's shock solar storm surge stuns scientists

Vid Grab a digital cam to snap tonight's 'wimpy' X-class flare

Who wants to be there as history is made at the launch of our LOHAN space project?

Two places available in the chase plane above the desert

It's official: LOHAN's arboreal avoidance algorithm is PANTS

'Pixhawk Avoidance of Nearby Tree System'. Lovely

DUCKCROCZILLA 'alien' dinosaur could emerge from THE SEA

Pic We're going to need a bigger boat, captain

NASA on Curiosity bot: Mission accomplished (for now at least)

Pics Less rolling and more drilling ahead as Rover reaches Mount Sharp

LOHAN invites ENTIRE REG READERSHIP to New Mexico shindig

Well, those of you who back our Kickstarter tin-rattling...

Sun's MASSIVE solar storm belch to light up Earth's skies

Video Watch experts chat about the effects on humanity

LOHAN enjoys some hot hardware-in-the-loop action

Autopilot brain surgeon Linus flies 630km/h virtual Vulture 2

Boffins: Behold the SILICON CHEAPNESS of our tiny, radio-signal-munching IoT sensor

Single ant-sized Stanford chip combines radio, 'puter, antenna

'Duck face' selfie in SPAAAACE: Rosetta's snap with bird comet

Pic Probe prepares to make first landing on fast-moving rock

City hidden beneath England's Stonehenge had HUMAN ABATTOIR. And a pub

Boozed-up ancients drank beer before tearing corpses apart

TROUT and EELS in SINISTER PACT to RULE the oceans

Slimy chums form deadly alliance to sweep seas

Thought that last dinosaur was BIG? This one's bloody ENORMOUS

Pic Weighed several adult elephants, contend boffins

Hawking: Higgs boson in a BIG particle punisher could DESTROY UNIVERSE

Not to worry though, funding 'unlikely'

NASA said a 60ft space alien menacing Earth wouldn't harm us: Tell THAT to Nicaragua

Pics What caused a 40-foot crater to appear?

Drones swarm over bearded Brit billionaire's island getaway

Just to take lovely pictures though, after Richard Branson invests in 3D Robotics

LOHAN premieres spaceplane mission summary vid

Enlightenment for ballocket virgins, as our Kickstarter campaign rolls on

Square Kilometre Array reveals its 1.6TB-a-day storage and network rigs

Boolardy Engineering Test Array - aka BETA - is about to come out of Beta

Is there life on Mars? Cloud-gazing Curiosity accused of lacking scientific focus

Panel skewers mission and spots 'severe problems'

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