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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 >>

Science Deadline: Sugary drinks, tweeting scientists

Friday, 14 October 2016, 5:32 pm | Science Media Centre

Science Deadline: Fizz over sugary drinks, tweeting scientists and a new SMC hire Issue 395, 14 Oct 2016 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 >>

Science Deadline: Midwifery concerns, three-parent bub

Friday, 30 September 2016, 5:01 pm | Science Media Centre

Top news from scimex.org the Science Media Centre's news-sharing platform. Mānuka honey a sweet solution for battling bacterial biofilms Endorsing science increases support for environmental policies Sorry Forbes, extinct NZ raven was one, not two ... More >>

World's first 'three-parent' baby born - Expert reaction

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 2:28 pm | Science Media Centre

Scientists in the US say a baby born in Mexico in April was the result of a new technique using DNA from three people. The Jordanian parents contacted researchers at New York’s New Hope Fertility Center after discovering the mother had a rare ... More >>

 

 

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