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Friday, 5 February 2016, 3:24 pm | Science Media Centre

The WHO has declared an international emergency as Zika virus continues to spread - and dominate international media coverage. More >>

Zika fears, breastfeeding benefits and Albatross TV

Friday, 29 January 2016, 4:26 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: Zika fears, breastfeeding benefits and Albatross TV Issue 359, 29 Jan 2016 More >>

2015 hottest year on record - Expert reaction

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 3:05 pm | Science Media Centre

Earth's 2015 surface temperatures were the warmest on record, according to independent analyses by NASA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) , and the UK Met Office. More >>

Glyphosate Herbicide And Human Health-Expert Reaction

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 2:46 pm | Science Media Centre

The use of glyphosate weedkiller on Auckland parks and footpaths is in the spotlight amidst claims local councils' spraying programmes are putting the public at risk. More >>

SMC Science Deadline: Munching moas, marine protection

Friday, 15 January 2016, 3:44 pm | Science Media Centre

Briefing: UK scientists to apply for license to use genome editing techniques on human embryos More >>

Proposed Changes to NZ Marine Protection

Wednesday, 13 January 2016, 2:27 pm | Science Media Centre

New types of marine reserves and community decision-making feature in legislation overhauling the protection of New Zealand's marine life. More >>

2015 climate summary - Expert reaction

Tuesday, 12 January 2016, 10:14 am | Science Media Centre

2015 was a dry, sunny year for New Zealand, but no hotter than average overall, according NIWA's annual climate summary. More >>

Climate talks' home stretch, Capital SAVVY and 'ignorant' NZ

Friday, 11 December 2015, 2:44 pm | Science Media Centre

Negotiations are expected to go down to the wire as the deadline looms for an international climate agreement. More >>

SMC Science Deadline 4/12/15: Cancer drugs, berries, COP21

Friday, 4 December 2015, 4:31 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: Cancer drugs, bad berries, COP21 and four new science media projects More >>

Berries and Hepatitis A - Expert reaction

Thursday, 3 December 2015, 11:18 am | Science Media Centre

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) Director General has issued a statement warning of a potential Hepatitis A risk associated with imported frozen berries. More >>

Science Deadline: climate talks, NZ household emissions

Friday, 27 November 2015, 3:54 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: COP21 climate talks, NZ's households emissions and AusSMC turns 10 Issue 354, 27 Nov 2015 In this issue: Top news from scimex.org the Science Media Centre's news sharing platform. Anti-fat attitudes shaped early in life Voluntary ... More >>

SMC Science Deadline: Climate talks, rising seas

Monday, 23 November 2015, 9:18 am | Science Media Centre

Issue 354, 20 Nov 2015 In this issue: Climate talks Sea level rise Journalism Fellow Civics & Media Quick Links SMC Alerts Calendar Briefings Media Registration About us Contact the SMC Top news from scimex.org the Science Media Centre's news sharing ... More >>

Redefining genetic modification - Expert reaction

Wednesday, 4 November 2015, 11:59 am | Science Media Centre

The Environmental Protection Authority is planning to tweak regulations to clear up confusion over what is and is not a genetically modified organism (GMO). More >>

GMO virus approved for cancer trial - Expert reaction

Thursday, 29 October 2015, 3:47 pm | Science Media Centre

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) has approved the use of a genetically modified virus (Pexa-Vec) for a liver cancer treatment trial. More >>

State of the Environment report - Expert reaction

Thursday, 22 October 2015, 9:46 am | Science Media Centre

The Government yesterday launched a new environmental report – Environment Aotearoa 2015 – showing the overall state of our environment. More >>

State of the Environment report - Expert reaction

Wednesday, 21 October 2015, 4:27 pm | Science Media Centre

The Government today launched a new environmental report – Environment Aotearoa 2015 – showing the overall state of our environment. More >>

SMC Science Deadline: Marsden, Kermadec sanctuary, Mars

Friday, 2 October 2015, 2:39 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: Marsden under the microscope, Kermadec sanctuary & water on Mars Issue 347, 02 Oct 2015 Top news from scimex.org the Science Media Centre's news sharing platform. Students discover NZ fish's secret hunting tactic Don't bother ... More >>

Showcasing southern science, bowel screening, emissions

Friday, 21 August 2015, 4:56 pm | Science Media Centre

SMC Science Deadline: Showcasing southern science, bowel screening and emissions trade-offs Issue 342, 21 Aug 2015 Quick Links SMC Alerts Calendar Briefings Media Registration About us Contact the SMC New from the SMC In the News: Bowel cancer ... More >>

Science Deadline

Friday, 14 August 2015, 2:50 pm | Science Media Centre

Tianjin explosion investigated The exact cause of the huge explosions that rocked the Chinese port city of Tianjin remains a mystery for now, but chemical experts are assessing the situation. More >>

The future of NZ science

Friday, 31 July 2015, 3:16 pm | Science Media Centre

The country’s brightest minds ponder the future of science in a special issue of theJournal of Royal Society of New Zealand, published today. More >>

 

 

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