INDEPENDENT NEWS

Latest Sci-Tech Headlines

GNS Science maps show risk levels at White Island still high

Published: Thu 12 Dec 2019 05:02 PM
Risk assessment maps released by GNS Science (dated 02 and 12 December 2019) show the crater floor of Whakaari/White Island is still a high-risk area, with a further eruption looking increasingly likely. The maps were released at a National Emergency ... Read more...

Changeable weather continues into the weekend

Published: Thu 12 Dec 2019 01:18 PM
Changeable, Spring-like weather is forecast over the next week. Fast-moving weather features tracking up the country will bring showers to many, but rain to western areas of South Island, for the remainder of this week and into the weekend. Read more...

‘Tis the season for a Christmas weather forecast…

Published: Thu 12 Dec 2019 12:07 PM
If Santa is quick he can hop on a ridge of high pressure for his big trip to New Zealand very soon. Read more...

Potential new cancer treatment a step closer

Published: Thu 12 Dec 2019 11:33 AM
QIMR Berghofer researchers have discovered a potential new cancer immunotherapy target that involves switching off a regulatory cell to stop tumours growing and spreading. Read more...

Risk of Whakaari/White Island eruption remains high

Published: Thu 12 Dec 2019 11:17 AM
The risk of further eruptions at Whakaari/White Island is unchanged and remains high, GNS Science experts say. Read more...

Southland greenhouse gas emission profile for 2018

Published: Wed 11 Dec 2019 05:13 PM
Great South has today released a profile of Southland’s emission sources for the 2018 calendar year. Read more...

Calculations show “medium likelihood” of Whakaari eruption

Published: Wed 11 Dec 2019 04:57 PM
There is a “medium likelihood” of an eruption outside the vent area of Whakaari/White Island, with volcanic tremor increasing, GNS Science experts say. Read more...

NIWA's Hotspot Watch

Published: Wed 11 Dec 2019 04:40 PM
A weekly update describing soil moisture across the country to help assess whether severely to extremely dry conditions are occurring or imminent. Regions experiencing these soil moisture deficits are deemed “hotspots”. Persistent hotspot regions ... Read more...

Climate explained: 7 reasons to be wary of waste-to-energy

Published: Wed 11 Dec 2019 09:26 AM
Many developed countries already have significant waste-to-energy operations and therefore less material going to landfill. Read more...

2019 NNMA's Robinson Award Manuscript Announced

Published: Wed 11 Dec 2019 09:19 AM
The New Zealand Medical Association’s 2019 Richard Robinson Award is for the medical research manuscript Childhood predictors of adult adiposity: ¬ Findings from a longitudinal study - NZMJ 23 March 2018, Vol 131 No 1472 ISSN 1175-8716 The authors of the study, ... Read more...
View as: DESKTOP | MOBILEWe're in BETA! Send Feedback © Scoop Media