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High milk intake and increased mortality - experts respond

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 1:31 pm | Science Media Centre

High milk intake and increased mortality - experts respond A high milk intake in women and men is not accompanied by a lower risk of fracture and instead may be associated with a higher rate of death, suggests Swedish research. More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Stomach bugs, communicating disasters

Friday, 17 October 2014, 4:59 pm | Science Media Centre

Science fails to settle food stoush Following public pressure, the Ministry for Primary Industries has released reports investigating the source of the outbreak of gastroenteritis caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis , but admits it hasn't nailed ... More >>

The Press launches new science page

Friday, 3 October 2014, 3:05 pm | Science Media Centre

The Press newspaper expands on its science coverage fromMonday with the launch of Catalyst, a weekly page devoted to science stories. More >>

Volcanic eruption in Japan - experts respond

Monday, 29 September 2014, 2:56 pm | Science Media Centre

Japanese volcano Mount Ontake erupted suddenly over the weekend, when the popular recreational site was crowded with hikers, resulting in significant casualties. More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Climate summit, paracetamol-ADHD link, SAVVY

Friday, 26 September 2014, 4:09 pm | Science Media Centre

Climate Summit; Science Radar; Paracetamol & ADHD; Science Media SAVVY; Quoted; Friday video; Policy news; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Sci-tech events More >>

Whaling decision, artificial sweetener debate, squids

Friday, 19 September 2014, 3:53 pm | Science Media Centre

Whaling decision; Science Radar; Artifical debate; Disasters; Quoted; Election Q&A; Friday video; Policy news; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Sci-tech events More >>

Scientific whaling' decision - experts respond

Friday, 19 September 2014, 1:09 pm | Science Media Centre

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) has voted in favour of a resolution restricting Japan's 'scientific whaling' program, but a representative of the country says they will proceed anyway . More >>

Suspected Ebola case in Australia - experts respond

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:57 pm | Science Media Centre

A 25 year old Australian man, who has recently returned from a visit to the Ebola-affected Congo, has been admitted to a Gold Coast hospital after experiencing Ebola-like symptoms. More >>

Ozone efforts impact climate - experts respond

Thursday, 11 September 2014, 2:42 pm | Science Media Centre

Destruction of the planet's protective ozone layer is slowing, according to the latest scientific assessment, but full impacts on global climate are still coming clear. More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Sci comm lessons, disasters and popular diets

Friday, 5 September 2014, 5:31 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC experience; Science Radar; Popular diets; Quoted; Science & the election; Policy news; Friday video; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Sci-tech events More >>

SMC Heads-Up: E-cigarettes, SMCs gather in NZ, crisis advice

Friday, 29 August 2014, 4:33 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Heads-Up:E-cigarettes risks highlighted, SMCs gather in NZ, science advice in times of crisis More >>

Fluoridation safe, effective - report

Friday, 22 August 2014, 2:19 pm | Science Media Centre

A comprehensive new report on the safety and efficacy of community water fluoridation aims to put to rest concerns and misinformation over the public health intervention. More >>

Gearing up for World Science Week NZ

Friday, 15 August 2014, 4:24 pm | Science Media Centre

The Scientists are coming! As many as 2,000 experts in all sorts of fields will begin arriving in Auckland from next weekend as they gather for a collection of high-level science conferences. More >>

Ebola screening at NZ airports - expert responds

Monday, 11 August 2014, 3:08 pm | Science Media Centre

Ebola screening at NZ airports - expert responds Screening of at-risk passengers will begin at airports as part of increased efforts to prevent Ebola reaching New Zealand undetected, the Ministry of Health announced today. More >>

Heads-Up: Science challenges, World Science Week, supermoons

Friday, 8 August 2014, 4:23 pm | Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Science challenges; Science Radar; New staff; Science in August; Quoted; Blogging workshop; Supermoon! Policy news Friday video New from the SMC Sciblogs highlights Sci-tech events More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Ebola, Science in Society, Naked Scientists

Friday, 1 August 2014, 2:57 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Heads-Up: Ebola concerns, Science in Society Strategy and The Naked Scientists workshops and live shows More >>

SMC Heads-Up: freshwater science, battling defaunation

Friday, 25 July 2014, 2:29 pm | Science Media Centre

Economist and philanthropist Dr Gareth Morgan drew together a panel of 16 scientists to run the ruler over the Government's plan to better management our rivers and streams. More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Climate check, science podcasting, population

Friday, 18 July 2014, 2:08 pm | Science Media Centre

Climate update; Podcasting workshop; On the radar; Organics better?; Population change; Quoted; Policy news Friday video New from the SMC Sciblogs highlights Sci-tech events More >>

Health benefits of organic food - experts respond

Monday, 14 July 2014, 4:34 pm | Science Media Centre

In contrast to earlier research, a new study has found that organic crops have measurable health benefits -- namely that they are higher in antioxidants and lower in toxic metals. More >>

SMC Heads-Up: Alzheimer's blood test, big dish, bird decline

Friday, 11 July 2014, 2:15 pm | Science Media Centre

In This Issue: Alzheimer's test; Bird decline; Radio dish; Quoted; Policy news; Friday video; New from the SMC; Sciblogs highlights; Sci-tech events More >>

 

 

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