Laurie Winkless is a science writer based in Wellington. She's obsessed with all things materials, physics, engineering, energy, sustainability and infrastructure.
New Zealand researchers develop novel batteries from a very commonplace material - beyond lithium, skipping the solar cell and downsizing monster redox-flows. Laurie Winkless writes.
Today the government announced a $13.75 million funding boost for research to combat the spread of kauri dieback and myrtle rust. Could microfluidics be the solutions we are looking for?