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The Department of Conservation has struck back against opponents of the use of 1080 to control predators, saying some people are ignoring the facts about the poison in favour of "fake news".
OPINION: Earlier this month Professor Alessandro Strumia, a physicist working at the European nuclear research centre (CERN), made a presentation to a group of mainly female physicists. He said physics "was invented and built by men".
Windows in New Zealand primary schools should be opened more often to combat air pollution, a new study has found.
Peter Griffin debuts as a new science columnist today. He founded the Science Media Centre and directed it for 10 years. He was also the founder and editor of the Sciblogs.co.nz platform. He is a Wellington-based journalist who has covered science and technology for nearly 20 years. Follow him on Twitter @petergnz
Scientists conducting research into our largest fault are installing the next round of earthquake-monitoring technology onto the seafloor to better understand the risks it poses.
A kiwi has been born in a zoo in the Netherlands, the first ever, and it has a special name that reflects this significance.
Space-launch firm Rocket Lab has opened a fancy new rocket factory in Auckland designed to build a new Electron rocket every week.
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Those bright sparks at GeoNet, a collaboration between the Earthquake Commission and GNS Science, have let us in on how they forecast earthquakes here on the 'Shaky Isles'.
The Waikato scientist who helped develop new ways of testing for micronutrients in infant formula has been recognised for his work.
OPINION: Just like a teenager wanting to be older, volcanoes can lie about their age, or at least about their activities. For kids, it might be little white lies, but volcanoes can tell big lies with big consequences.
A 5.2 magnitude earthquake and ongoing aftershocks felt across the lower South Island over the weekend are "not unusual", a seismologist says.
Olivia Ahnemann only has to look at her backyard to see climate change happening. Born and raised in New Zealand and now living in Boulder, Colorado, she's been watching summer days turn hotter, winters warming, snowpack decreasing, and the land beset by wildfires and flooding. This year, the state's famous aspen trees turned bright yellow two weeks earlier than usual. As well as that, her parents, based in the Auckland suburb of St Heliers, send photos of themselves knee-deep in water when Tamaki Dr floods during storm surges and king tides.
Astronomers may have found the first moon outside our solar system - a gas behemoth the size of Neptune.
The US Defence department is studying whether insects can be enlisted to combat crop loss during agricultural emergencies.
In the 1930s, physicist Otto Hahn was studying what happened when the nuclei of different chemical elements were bombarded with neutrons.