We've boiled down the biggest science, tech, health and environment stories of the past 12 months and put them into one infographic.
January First 'mixed embryo' monkeys born World's smallest frog discovered The tiniest solar system ever found Exact colour of Milky Way found IBM makes 12-atom magnetic memory Super-strong silk unveiled Wikipedia in anti-Sopa 'blackout' Megaupload sharing site shut down Arctic freshwater bulge detected Strong solar storm lashes Earth New standards set for US school meals Asteroid makes near-miss fly-by Isolated Peruvian tribe pictured
February Dark side of the moon: the movie Transplant jaw made by 3D printer 3D earthquake mapping Regulations for self-driving cars passed US record kidney donor chain ends
March Swimming robots set world record Flies' 1,400 generations of darkness Clue to male baldness discovered Dive to Earth's deepest place
April Baboons have reading skills Facebook buys Instagram for $1bn Pebble paper watch gets over $10,000,000 on Kickstarter Blind mice treated in transplant Rubber chicken sent to edge of space Methane leaking from the Arctic Google offers 16TB cloud storage
May Retina implant joy for blind men One-in-six cancers due to treatable or preventable infection Facebook valued at $104bn Massive cyber-attack discovered US tuna show Fukushima pollution Paralysed rats 'learn to walk'
June Venus makes rare trek across Sun New gene regulator that may cause epileptic seizures found Apple ditches Google Maps in iOS6 The Nasa bake sale Colossal telescope given go-ahead Ten-year-old gets lab-grown vein 'On the brink' species counted Obamacare upheld by the Supreme Court 'Agreement reached' at Rio summit
July Five millionth 'test tube baby' Iceberg twice the size of Manhattan breaks away Higgs boson-like particle discovered Grand Canyon-sized gash under the Antarctic Capturing the birth of stars
August Nasa's Curiosity rover successfully lands on Mars Samsung told to pay Apple $1bn
September Thalidomide maker issues apology NYC limit on size of sugary drinks Fizzier beer for all Oyster genome mystery unravelled IgNobel honours ponytail physics
October First recording of what Earth sounds like Stem cell experts win Nobel prize Baumgartner breaks sound barrier Planet with four suns discovered Exoplanet found 'just next door' Hurricane Sandy tracked by Google Space Shuttle Endeavour on its final journey
November Obama posts record-breaking tweet Meningitis B vaccine gets approval
December 13 billion-year-old galaxies discovered Cells from urine transformed into stem cells
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