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Ewe, get a womb! Docs grow baby lambs in shrink-wrap plastic bags

Video Unbeli-baaaaaaa-ble

Colliders, containers, dark matter: The CERN atom smasher's careful cloud revolution

No downtime till 2018

New MH370 analysis again says we looked in the wrong places

Drift tests on actual 777 part show plane probably hit ocean north of search area

China successfully launches its first robot space truck

Tianzhou-1 will now refuel the Tiangong-2 orbital lab as China prepares a proper space station

Opportunity rover gets bored of spot it's explored since 2014

NASA moving to 'Perseverance Valley' where we can see Martian erosion in action

PACK YOUR BAGS! Boffins spot Earth-size planet most likeliest yet to harbor alien life

Water, check. Low radiation, check. Possible to get to... oh wait, darn

New satellites could cause catastrophic space junk collisions

Brit scientist warns of increased hazards from new constellations

Feel guilty for scoffing Easter chocolate? Good news: Scientists have made NEGATIVE mass

Vanish that flab using lasers to warp laws of physics

NASA agent faces heat for 'degrading' moon rock sting during which grandmother wet herself

Retiree grilled after trying to flog heirlooms to foot medical bills

Astro-boffinry breakthrough: Loads of ingredients for life found on Saturn's Enceladus

Pics And Jupiter's Europa is looking sweet, too

Far out: Dark matter bridges millions of light-years long spotted between galaxies

Pic Threads of elusive particles form cosmic cobwebs

Blighty's £1.2bn space industry could lend itself to tourism – report

That'll be Beardy Branson's mob, then

How's that for a remote login? NASA puts New Horizons probe to sleep 3.5 billion miles away

Pic Nap time for spacecraft as it heads out to ice-rock belt

Dieting cannibals: At last, a scientist has calculated calories for human body parts

All in the name of archeology, he says

Riddle of cannibal black hole pairs solved ... nearly: Astroboffins explain all to El Reg

Stargazers perform grav wave 'paleontology' in simulations

We know what you're thinking: Where the hell is all the antimatter?

Discovery could be key to cracking universe's baffling particle drought puzzle

Goodbye, cruel world! NASA's Cassini preps for kamikaze Saturn dive

Video Only 22 orbits to go before it burns up in glory

Steppe thugs pacified by the love of stone age women

'Can you take the bins out, Ugg?'

Boeing details 'Deep Space Gateway' for Mars mission staging

Aerospace outfit says just four launches could build a base in Lunar space by the early 2020s

Mediaeval Yorkshirefolk mutilated, burned t'dead to prevent reanimation

Likely not cannibalism issue, as knifemarks not near the meat. Er, OK

Lochs, rifle stocks and two EPIC sea gates: Thomas Telford's Highland waterway

GEEK'S GUIDE TO BRITAIN Feats of engineering, projections busted - the Caledonian Canal

Wet, wild Mars stripped off by hot young star, left barren and red faced

And they dare call El Reg The Sun of science and technology – the nerve!

How hard will it be to measure Planet Nine?

First, find it, which is hard. Second, see if it occludes stars, which is really, really hard

SpaceX wows world with a ho-hum launch of a reused rocket, landing it on a tiny boring barge

Pics And put a sat in orbit without any explosions. Yawn

How about a nice game of ... Tetris? Oxford eggheads slow PTSD onset with classic game

Russian puzzler soothes brain after traumatic events

ESA picks final two ExoMars landing site candidates

Welsh corner of Mars makes the final list, along with once-wet Oxia Planum

Astroboffins clock thriving stellar nursery nestled in violent supermassive black hole

First time star formation seen in such extreme conditions

Boffins name 12 new types of cloud in first Cloud Atlas since 1986

Actual fluffy things in the sky found by digicam-wielding masses, but hosted in AWS

Boffins crowdsource hunt for 'Planet 9'

AI isn't ready to find planet beyond Kuiper Belt. So you - yes you - have the chance to scour thousands of images

Trump's America looks like a lousy launchpad, so can you dig Darwin?

The space boom is lifting off and there's only so many places close to the equator with heavy industry and stable government

DNA-bothering eggheads brew beer you were literally born to like

Red alert: Science mixed with marketing detected

Astroboffins stunned by biggest brown dwarf ever seen – just a hop and a skip away (750 ly)

Pic Yeah, we're talking hundreds of light years

Boffins reveal how to pour a perfect glass of wine with no drips. First step, take a diamond...

Video Groove breakthrough prevents shameful leakage

Our Sun's been using facial scrub: No spots for two weeks

Move along, nothing to see here, says NASA. It's just Sol cycling as usual

Spotted: Bizarre SpaceX rocket-snatching machine that looks like it belongs on Robot Wars

Pic Mawhrin-Skel to ride again?

NASA to fire 1Gbps laser 'Wi-Fi' ... into spaaaaace

You may be struggling with crappy broadband – but future astronauts will be able to easily Netflix and chill in orbit

TRAPPIST-1's planets are quiet. Quiet as the grave, in fact

Sorry, ET fans: these aren't the exoplanets you're looking for

Now THAT'S a landslide victory: Astroboffins snap avalanche on a comet in science first

Pics Plus: Rubber-ducky rock may split in half one day

Large Hadron Collider turns up five new particles

This is the stuff that binds Quarks together

Murder in space: NASA orders astronauts to KILL cripples – then fire bodies back to Earth

Podule returns home after grim experiment leaves 40 dead

US military's latest toy set: Record-breaking laser death star, er, truck

Vid An armored station with enough power to destroy an entire... drone

A big day for the ESA: Sentinel snaps and ExoMars brakes

That's snaps as in uses cameras and brakes as in slows down

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