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Mixed Bag For The Weekend

Published: Thu 29 Jul 2021 11:45 AM
This weekend should remain mainly settled for much of New Zealand, while a front brings rain to the lower South Island and low pressure to the north of Aotearoa brings a few showers to Northland through to the Bay of Plenty. A ridge of high pressure ... Read more...

Company-X’s Jes Elliott Wins Reseller News Women In ICT Rising Star Award

Published: Thu 29 Jul 2021 11:31 AM
Company-X software quality assurance tester Jes Elliott won the Reseller News Women in ICT Rising Star Award. <img src="https://img.scoop.co.nz/stories/images/2107/a69d5e2e5cb16cf82d18.jpeg" width="720" height="720"> Elliott received the award at ... Read more...

Artificial Intelligence Diagnoses Pneumonia, Wins International Award

Published: Thu 29 Jul 2021 11:27 AM
A prototype app using artificial intelligence to diagnose pneumonia has won the developer an international award. Company-X senior software developer Jiadong Chen built the prototype for an international competition run by Microsoft. Chen built ... Read more...

The Largest Flood Flow Ever Measured

Published: Thu 29 Jul 2021 11:03 AM
Flood flows on the Buller River this month were the largest of any river in Aotearoa New Zealand in almost 100 years, NIWA measurements show. NIWA hydrodynamics scientist Richard Measures says records show even larger flooding of the Buller River in 1926. ... Read more...

Cancer Society Announces Over $1m In New Research To Combat Cancer In New Zealand

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 01:05 PM
Wellington, 28 July 2021 - The Cancer Society of New Zealand has funded more than $1,000,0000 in new research to combat cancer through its scientific 2020 Grant Round. Among the projects funded include research into the impact of HPV vaccination on ... Read more...

$4m Awarded To New Research Addressing Child Health Challenges

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 12:20 PM
A study to measure the mental health of young people who grow up in areas with unhealthy environmental features, such as gaming venues, takeaway shops and liquor outlets, is one of 12 projects to get the greenlight through a new $4M collaboration to fund ... Read more...

Biotech Driving The Future Of Clean Food

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 09:19 AM
New Zealand produces enough food to feed 40 million people worldwide – almost 10 times its own population, but the way Aotearoa produces is changing, BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion says. The world cannot feed its children’s ... Read more...

VIRALEZE SPL7013 Virucidal (>99.99%) Against Delta Variant

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 05:50 AM
New antiviral testing demonstrates SPL7013, the antiviral agent in VIRALEZE™ nasal spray, has potent virucidal activity against the globally significant Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2, reducing infectivity of the virus by >99.99% after 30 seconds ... Read more...

Neural Network Helps Doctors Detect Epilepsy-causing Malformation In The Brain

Published: Wed 28 Jul 2021 05:43 AM
Skoltech researchers and their colleagues from the Pirogov National Medical and Surgical Center and the Kulakov National Medical Research Center for Obstetrics, Gynecology and Perinatology have used a convolutional neural network to automate ... Read more...

Mātauranga And Science

Published: Tue 27 Jul 2021 05:08 PM
Aotearoa New Zealand is rapidly advancing as a leader in Indigenous knowledge by recognising the potential for mātauranga and Western science to work together. The validity of mātauranga has been established by numerous recent publications, many ... Read more...
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