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OPINION: Andrea Byron, leader of the National Science Challenge for Biological Heritage, recently wrote: "I am not debating the facts. 1080 is safe to use."
Humans are "very close" to triggering irreversible change in Earth's polar ice sheets, a University of Otago professor says.
Scrolling through Facebook was the last activity Joy Ravela did each night. The mindlessness of the task would lull her to sleep.
Scientists say exposure to blue light is kicking our natural body clock out of rhythm causing some to experience a perpetual jetlag.
New Zealand and NASA have partnered for their first international space mission, aiming to help protect the world's vulnerable ecosystems.
A roaring ribbon of 300kmh winds about 10km up in the sky brought last week's extreme weather to the South Island.
Opinion: I'm sure I'm not the only researcher who felt a chill run down my spine on hearing that, over the last two years, Australian politician Simon Birmingham had vetoed $4 million worth of Australian Research Council grants while education minister.
Some still dismiss the appendix as an organ that has outlived its usefulness. But new research suggests it may play an active â and detrimental â role in the development of Parkinson's.
The DNA tests have come back, and scientists now know where the rare southern right whale that made Wellington Harbour its home came from, as well as its gender.
An artist who resented the price of charcoal now has the chance to make his own artistic tools from totara.
A world-first virtual uterus is being built in New Zealand - and it could lead to new tools for diagnosing and treating abnormal pregnancies.
If you're going to tackle the big questions surrounding climate change, you're going need a big computer to provide the answers.
Along with soulful eyes, endearingly long necks and warm fuzzy coats, llamas have a far less appreciated feature: They make an array of immune system antibodies so tiny they can fit into crevices on the surface of an invading virus.
A stepped-up search for rare earth elements in New Zealand found more than 20 locations where the valuable minerals might be found.
In the era of Trump, Brexit and fake news, it seems like it is getting harder to tell fact from fiction.
Astronomers have gained an image of the tell-tale signs of Sagittarius A*, the supermassive black hole at the centre of our galaxy.