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Schools Reopen For Years 11-13 – Expert Reaction

Published: Thu 21 Oct 2021 09:47 AM
From Tuesday, senior students in Alert Level 3 areas will be able to return to high school campuses to finish assessments and sit exams. Students will be required to wear masks on site and in school buses – staff will also have to wear masks, as ... Read more...

COP26: ACEM Urges Global Leaders To Act On Climate Change To Protect Public Health

Published: Thu 21 Oct 2021 09:43 AM
The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM; The College) urges global leaders and their representatives meeting at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (UNCCC) 26th Conference of the Parties ( COP26 ) to immediately transition ... Read more...

DHBs Join Forces With University Of Auckland To Meet Health Construction Project Needs

Published: Wed 20 Oct 2021 03:30 PM
A shortage of qualified and experienced project managers could challenge the three Auckland region DHBs tasked with delivering significant capital and infrastructure programmes, so they have come up with an innovative and long-term solution. Auckland ... Read more...

Epilepsy Research Reveals Unknown Trigger For Seizures

Published: Wed 20 Oct 2021 06:36 AM
UVA Scientists Identify How Failure in the Brain’s Natural Braking System Contributes to Epileptic Seizures CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., Oct. 19, 2021 – Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have uncovered how problems in cortical ... Read more...

Agricultural Emissions – Can We Measure And Mitigate?

Published: Tue 19 Oct 2021 03:11 PM
Agricultural emissions are linked to intensive farming, with dairy cattle and road transport the largest contributors to the growth in emissions since 1990. Can these be measured and mitigated? Currently, the Overseer nutrient budgeting model can provide ... Read more...

Researcher Joins Breakthrough Energy Fellows

Published: Tue 19 Oct 2021 10:39 AM
Dr Franck Natali joins Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Fellows to help bring climate innovation from the lab to widespread adoption with his work into cleaner ammonia production. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2110/8894a117f56f22cd0976.jpeg" ... Read more...

Kiwis Can Now Own Their Own Place On The Internet

Published: Tue 19 Oct 2021 10:21 AM
Houm Technology launches innovative product providing privacy with storage Today, the majority of us don’t own anything on the internet, we simply use it as a way of accessing products and services, visiting websites and finding information. We ... Read more...

Smishing: Cyber Attackers Use Names You Trust To Hack Your Phone

Published: Tue 19 Oct 2021 09:36 AM
Cyber Smart Week October 18 - 24 People could be forgiven for dismissing this Cyber Smart Week as yet another 'awareness' week, but – as demonstrated by the recent spate of cyberattacks targeting mobile phones using iconic New Zealand company names ... Read more...

Cawthron Institute Part Of International Collaboration To Develop World’s First Algae-based Local Anaesthetic

Published: Mon 18 Oct 2021 01:13 PM
An algae-based pain medication that could improve the care of patients undergoing surgery is now closer to reality thanks to a collaboration between Cawthron Institute and medical researchers at Boston Children’s Hospital (a Harvard Medical School ... Read more...

Yo-yoing Temperatures In The East This Week

Published: Mon 18 Oct 2021 12:38 PM
MetService is forecasting temperatures in eastern parts of the country to yo-yo this week, with warm days forecast today and Tuesday ahead of a cool change on Wednesday, before temperatures rebound later this week. A front that brought heavy rain and ... Read more...
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