New Zealand Science Today
By John Pickering | Science & science commentary from Aotearoa New Zealand & her overseas based scientists
While China says it's stopped harvesting organs from prisoners, researchers say there's not enough transparency to be sure.<p>Health researchers are concerned Kiwis travelling to access organ transplants overseas could receive organs nonconsensually harvested from Chinese prisoners, including …New Zealand
A new review of studies on meat consumption around the world has found diets high in red meat are having serious consequences on our health.<p>The UK …New Zealand
<i>Since 1851, obituaries in The New York Times have been dominated by white men. With</i> <i>Overlooked</i><i>, we’re adding the stories of remarkable people whose deaths went unreported in The Times.</i><p>By Dennis Overbye<p>In 1967 a very prominent astronomer visited Dallas to give a talk. Before he could speak, however, …Galaxies
A New Zealand scientist has joined criticism of a US analysis of human remains that had become famous for their alien-like appearance.<p>A skeleton, …Atacama Desert
Thousands of lives could be saved with ground-breaking New Zealand research that has paved the way for a long-term flu vaccine.<p>The world-first …Public Health
The campaign to get New Zealand free of predators by 2050 has been called expensive, unworkable and even unethical.<p>The scheme was brought in by the …New Zealand
It was the biggest New Zealand quake in nearly a century, beginning with a seismic lurch, then exploding with an energy-packed snap.<p>But the 7.8 …Geology
Meet the Kiwi DNA detective helping children across the globe.<p>World-renowned paediatric geneticist Professor Stephen Robertson has steadily been …Genetics
<b>Robert McLachlan, Massey University</b><b>New Zealand could become the first country in the world to put a price on greenhouse gas emissions from</b> …Fossil Fuels
<b>Richard Laven, Massey University</b><b>In May this year, the New Zealand government decided that it would attempt to eradicate Mycoplasma bovis, a bacterial</b> …Public Health
<i>Tyler Northern</i><b>Last month, Minister for Conservation, Hon Eugenie Sage, released the news that great white and basking sharks have been reclassified</b> …New Zealand
<b>THE FAMILY BUSINESS.</b> Phil and Anthony Butler aren’t just father and son. The physics professor and bioengineering professor (respectively) are also …X-rays
A new Government-funded research institute aimed at finding ways of using New Zealand minerals has opened on the West Coast.Domestic Violence
WELLINGTON — Rocket Lab, a Silicon Valley-funded space launch company, planned to open a second launch site in the United States to complement its …Space Exploration
Medical X-ray scans have long been stuck in the black-and-white, silent-movie era. Sure, the contrast helps doctors spot breaks and fractures in …CERN
According to myth, the Maori people arrived in New Zealand riding the back of a whale; today, whales figure prominently in Maori art and stories. Now …Anthropology
00:151<p>As it happened: Chiefs' late surge not enough as tactical Hurricanes hold on for one-point win in windy Wellington<p>00:152<p>Watch: Rampaging Julian …Kendrick Lamar
Friday, 29 June 2018 2:15pm<p>Dr Aniruddha Chatterjee<p>University of Otago research provides insights into an underlying mechanism that could explain why …Immunotherapy
<b>(CNN) —</b> Many people go their whole lives without seeing a shooting star overhead. In New Zealand , it's a completely different story.<p>Away from the main cities, the county's velvety black skies are a milky swirl of celestial galaxies. As the Earth slowly turns each night, a blanket of stars creeps …New Zealand
NEWS FEATURE<p>As machine learning infiltrates society, scientists are trying to help ward off injustice.<p>Rachel Courtland is a science journalist based …Artificial Intelligence
Stroke numbers are on track to increase by 40 per cent over the next decade unless urgent action is taken to reduce the looming healthcare burden, a …
Otago researchers working to help women struggling with one of the country's leading causes of infertility have received a $5 million boost.
<b>Tony Blakely, Andrea Teng, Sheree Gibb, Nhung Nghiem, Barry Milne, Andrew Sporle, Gabrielle Davies, Nevil Pierce, Ruth Cunningham, and on behalf of</b> …
A common gut bug is likely behind bowel cancer, Christchurch researchers say after a world-first finding.
Nasa's flying telescope will capture a rare eclipse-like event from its winter base in Christchurch.
Revolutionary imaging technology wins 2018 Proof of Concept grant, Uni News, Otago Bulletin Board, University of Otago, New Zealand
Thursday, 14 June 2018 12:57pm<p>Associate Professor Niels Kjærgaard (left) and Dr Amita Deb of Physics have won this year's Proof of Concept …
At the University of Otago Christchurch, New Zealand, a team of researchers have developed a 3D printable resin that can accurately copy small …
A vitamin known for staving off scurvy is being used to treat patients with life-threatening sepsis in a trial that could help revolutionise …
The insect world is buzzing after a new fly species was discovered in New Zealand.