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Is whitebaiting sustainable?

Friday, 9 December 2016, 3:22 pm | Science Media Centre

As the whitebait season drew to a close around much of the country last week, some regions were reporting 'lacklustre' catch. More >>

Taking sugary drinks to task

Friday, 9 December 2016, 3:19 pm | Science Media Centre

The NZ Dental Association is proposing a slew of moves to tackle the negative impacts of sugary drinks. More >>

Season Ends: Is whitebaiting sustainable?

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 1:00 pm | Science Media Centre

The whitebait season closed around most of the country last week, with several regions reporting 'lacklustre' catch this year. More >>

Science Deadline: science sector, organ donors, earthquakes

Friday, 2 December 2016, 4:36 pm | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: How is the science sector tracking, organ donors compensated and earthquake's psychosocial effects More >>

Science and Innovation System Performance Report

Wednesday, 30 November 2016, 11:56 am | Science Media Centre

A snapshot of New Zealand's science and innovation system has laid out where we are doing well and where there is room for improvement compared to other small advanced economies. More >>

Quake unravelling continues

Friday, 25 November 2016, 3:46 pm | Science Media Centre

Though the aftershocks from last week's Kaikoura earthquake have been quieter this week (knock on wood), science behind the quake continues apace. More >>

Antibiotics and antimicrobial resistance - Expert Q&A

Monday, 21 November 2016, 12:49 pm | Science Media Centre

Growing rates of antimicrobial resistance could leave us without effective drugs to treat serious infections - "the end of modern medicine as we know it", according to the WHO's Margaret Chan. More >>

SMC ALERT: Kaikoura earthquake (GeoNet Q&A)

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 8:17 pm | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of Monday'smagnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. We'll send comments through as they become available. Please feel free to use these comments in your reporting ... More >>

Kaikoura earthquake - Expert reaction 8

Friday, 18 November 2016, 5:11 pm | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of Monday'smagnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. We'll send comments through as they become available. Please feel free to use these comments in your reporting ... More >>

Earthquake and tsunami, genes, and spin off to science

Friday, 18 November 2016, 5:01 pm | Science Media Centre

In this issue: Kaikoura earthquake and tsunami confusion,gene editing and spin off to science. More >>

Earthquake damaged buildings - Expert Reaction

Friday, 18 November 2016, 12:46 pm | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of Monday'smagnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. More >>

Kaikoura earthquake - Expert reaction 6

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:44 am | Science Media Centre

"Clearly, for those with damaged homes or whose livelihood has been affected (Kaikoura relies mainly on tourism) it will be a long road ahead. Farmers, rural Bed & Breakfast owners, the coastal fishing industry … they all face difficult ... More >>

Kaikoura earthquake and landslides - Expert Reaction

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 11:24 am | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of Monday'smagnitude 7.8 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. More >>

Marine uplift from Kaikoura earthquake (updated)

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 5:10 pm | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of yesterday's magnitude 7.5 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. We'll send comments through as they become available. Please feel free to use these comments in your ... More >>

Marine uplift from Kaikoura earthquake - Expert Reaction

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 3:05 pm | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of yesterday's magnitude 7.5 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. More >>

Earthquake effect on tourism - Expert Q&A

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 10:21 am | Science Media Centre

We're gathering expert commentary on various aspects of yesterday's magnitude 7.5 Kaikoura earthquake and the resulting aftershocks and landslides. More >>

Coping with disaster - Expert Q&A

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 4:29 pm | Science Media Centre

How are people likely to be feeling following yesterday's earthquake and subsequent aftershocks? More >>

Magnitude 7.5, 14 November, NZ Earthquake - Expert reaction

Monday, 14 November 2016, 3:33 pm | Science Media Centre

A magnitude 7.5 earthquake struck North Canterbury just after midnight this morning. The Australian SMC gathered expert reaction on the earthquake. More >>

Science Deadline: Science in a Trump presidency

Friday, 11 November 2016, 3:36 pm | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: Science in a Trump presidency, physicist's prediction rings true and fellowships awarded More >>

Cooperation needed over agricultural emissions - Experts

Wednesday, 19 October 2016, 3:13 pm | Science Media Centre

A new report from the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment has called for New Zealanders to work together to tackle agricultural greenhouse gas emissions. More >>

 

 

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