News & Events
Keep up to date with the latest science-related news and events from New Zealand.
Read about the new content on the Science Learning Hub – Satellites – and some of the innovative new resources coming soon.
Gastroenterologists have published a ‘viewpoint’ research article highlighting the problem of flatulence on aeroplanes, including the health consequences of holding back flatus and possible solutions to this problem.
Scientists exploring Fiordland waterways using an ROV found two species of sea pen that are completely new to science. They say this is an indication of the extraordinary diversity of life in the area.
Your genes play an influencing role in whether you become a heavy smoker in adulthood – but only if you start smoking in the first place as a teenager – according to a team of researchers.
01/01/13 to 31/12/13
MPE 2013 is a year-long programme to promote the role of mathematics in developing a better understanding of dynamic processes affecting Earth and illustrate the role of mathematics in tackling planetary problems.
02/03/13 to 31/12/13
In 2013, this citizen science initiative will focus on the rocky shore environment and will enable participants to learn more about local animals and plants that live between the tides.