Quantum mechanics, particle physics and quirky biology are the big winners in our line up of the most popular news stories from 2011.
Researchers claim to have produced sought-after
3 June 2011
Neutrino results challenge cornerstone of modern
22 September 2011
Deep-sea species farms bacteria on its own claws.
2 December 2011
Humans ditched DNA to evolve smooth penises and bigger brains.
9 March 2011
An introduced gene conveys long-lived resistance to HIV infection in mice.
30 November 2011
The wavefunction is a real physical object after all, say researchers.
17 November 2011
'Sunstone' crystals may have helped seafarers to find the Sun on cloudy days.
31 January 2011
Jellyfish protein amplifies light in first biological laser.
12 June 2011
Latest results from the LHC are casting doubt on the theory of supersymmetry.
28 February 2011
Did gravity mess with the clocks that measured particles breaking cosmic speed
5 October 2011
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