The editor of Dunedin's student magazine may not like it, but the University of Otago's hunt for Nessie was science communication at its finest, argues Ellen Rykers.
Whether you're mining bitcoin or Googling yourself, you're creating a lot of heat somewhere. A group of New Zealand scientists have found a way to take the heat off data centres.
A new strain of ryegrass developed in NZ promises to reduce water demands and curb emissions. But it's genetically modified, so may not be politically palatable.
A NIWA scientist explains what they've discovered about the whale in Wellington harbour so far. We're used to traffic jams in Wellington, but when they come with people lining the harbour â€¦
Recently appointed co-director of the MacDiarmid Institute Dr. Nicola Gaston's new role allows her to guide one of New Zealand's top science institutes to potentially world-leading research.
Mould is one of the biggest health risks associated with New Zealand’s substandard housing stock. But what to do about it? Madeleine Chapman came up with an easy workaround.
We have a lot of work to do to achieve carbon neutrality in just over three decades. Attention needs to focus on the likes of cars, trees, batteries and farms, writes energy analyst Briony Bennett.
Michelle Dickinson explains why she leapt to the defence of a fellow nanotechnologist at the centre of a Twitter tirade by Tesla billionaire Elon Musk.
Superstar scientist Brian Cox talks to Alice Webb-Liddall about aliens, wormholes, and whether he'd punch Albert Einstein if he had the chance.
This weekend marks the release of Dancing With Atoms, veteran filmmaker Shirley Horrock's tribute to physicist Sir Paul Callaghan. Don Rowe talks to Horrocks about his life and legacy.
On the first ever International Day of Light, Prof David Hutchinson outlines how the science of light is changing the world of computing, manufacturing, agriculture and medicine in New Zealand and around the world.
Developed by NZ plant scientists, Calocurb is being marketed as a major step forward in appetite-control treatment. But is it all it's cracked up to be? Weight loss industry expert Andrew Dickson gave it a try.