Laurie Winkless

Laurie Winkless is a science writer based in Wellington. She's obsessed with all things materials, physics, engineering, energy, sustainability and infrastructure.

Mar 9, 2019

Building batteries that go beyond lithium

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.

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Nov 20, 2018

Feeling the force of fungi to stop it killing our forests

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?

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