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Herbicides linked to antibiotic resistance - Expert reaction

Published: Sat 18 Nov 2017 12:59 PM
New Zealand researchers have found the active ingredients in commonly-used weed killers can cause bacteria to be less susceptible to antibiotics. Read more...

SMC: Gene drives in conservation

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 08:43 PM
Gene drives in conservation Researchers have called for caution when considering the possible future use of gene editing technologies for conservation. Read more...

Great DDT Muster Off to a Weighty Start

Published: Fri 17 Nov 2017 12:51 PM
The collection of 2.3 tonnes of banned and highly toxic pesticides from a single farm continues to surprise, a chemical expert says. Read more...

Biological Heritage National Science Challenge statement

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 07:27 PM
The New Zealand’s Biological Heritage National Science Challenge welcomes public discussion on science-based options for tackling New Zealand’s biodiversity challenges, including the perspective piece by Professors Kevin Esvelt and Neil Gemmell discussing ... Read more...

New smart wearables help Kiwi workers sit up with confidence

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 10:06 AM
UPRIGHT GO and UPRIGHT PRO are designed to tackle screen slouch, improve posture, appearance and reduce risk of associated back pain. Read more...

Professor Rick Millane elected as Fellow of Royal Society

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 09:47 AM
University of Canterbury Professor Rick Millane has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society Te Apārangi. Read more...

Geologist Nick Mortimer Honoured by National Science Body

Published: Thu 16 Nov 2017 08:23 AM
A geologist who led a project that unveiled a new and largely underwater continent called Zealandia has been made a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand Te Apārangi. Read more...

DOC respond to possible mouse sighting on Tiritiri Matangi

Published: Wed 15 Nov 2017 01:49 PM
The Department of Conservation (DOC) is responding to a possible mouse sighting on pest-free Tiritiri Matangi island in the Hauraki Gulf. Read more...

Kaikoura earthquake inspires coastal expert conference

Published: Wed 15 Nov 2017 01:13 PM
Today coastal scientists, engineers, planners, and managers gathered in Tauranga for the New Zealand Coastal Society’s 25th annual conference. Read more...

New Zealanders out to uncover icy secrets

Published: Wed 15 Nov 2017 10:45 AM
A University of Otago-led research team is about to embark on an epic Antarctic research expedition as part of efforts to better understand how the Ross Ice Shelf (RIS) will respond to global warming. Read more...
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