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Budget 2024 Is Worse Than A Nothing Burger For Science

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 08:06 PM
NZAS Co-Presidents Lucy Stewart and Troy Baisden have initial comments on the Budget released by the coalition government today, expressing their concerns about the ongoing collapse in funding for the research and university sector. Read more...

Scientists Zero In On Gene Linked To Motor Neuron Disease

Published: Thu 30 May 2024 01:22 PM
Brain tissue samples from around the world have helped University of Auckland scientists to zero in on an extremely rare genetic mutation causing motor neuron disease. Read more...

Four Kākāpō Move To New Home Off Fiordland

Published: Wed 29 May 2024 07:49 PM
The Department of Conservation says it may open the door to more breeding sites in the future. Read more...

A New Programme Offering Planet-friendly Guidance For NZ’s Not-for-profits

Published: Wed 29 May 2024 11:01 AM
Carbon footprint tracking expert Cogo has collaborated with the Terra Nova Foundation on a trailblazing ‘Earth positive’ (Earth+) programme aimed at strengthening resilience and environmental impact for both the Rātā Foundation’s portfolio ... Read more...

Blender Sponsors Innovation Hub At National Fieldays 2024

Published: Wed 29 May 2024 10:49 AM
Blender is proud to announce its involvement with the Innovation Hub at this year’s National Fieldays, held from 12-15 June at Mystery Creek. As part of their commitment to fostering innovation in agriculture and technology, Blender is sponsoring the ... Read more...

RAD Mid-Year Magic: Check Out Our Progress!

Published: Wed 29 May 2024 10:12 AM
Recycle A Device has been making waves in 2024, securing Digital Future Aotearoa a third consecutive finalist spot at the NZ Hi-Tech Awards . We're buzzing with excitement over this recognition and remain dedicated to shaping the future of tech – our ... Read more...

Understanding 3G Usage In New Zealand Ahead Of The 2025 Shutdowns

Published: Wed 29 May 2024 09:26 AM
We show the degree to which our Kiwi users still rely on 3G, why some users aren’t connecting to 4G and the gap between the experience of 3G-only and 4G-only users (users that connect to 4G but have never connected to 5G). Read more...

Study On Peatlands And Mangroves Sets New Wetlands Emission Reporting Standard

Published: Wed 29 May 2024 05:44 AM
About 60% of Indonesia’s national emission reduction targets by 2030 depend on mitigation in the Forestry and Other Land Use (FOLU) sector. Yet national emissions continue to grow, with the sector contributing as much as 50% at present. Read more...

Seaweed And Mussel Farming Increases Wild Fish Populations

Published: Tue 28 May 2024 08:52 AM
A research project by the University of Auckland and the University of New England assessed the diversity and abundance of wild fish and invertebrates on farms growing kelp and/or mussels compared to non-farmed sites in the Hauraki Gulf and the Gulf ... Read more...

Outlandish Molecule Suggested To Lurk Inside Uranus And Neptune, Affecting Their Magnetic Fields

Published: Tue 28 May 2024 07:25 AM
Skoltech scientists and their Chinese colleagues have determined the conditions that enable the existence of a very peculiar ion. Dubbed aquodiium, it can be conceptualized as an ordinary neutral molecule of water with two additional protons stuck to it, ... Read more...
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