Children who live with just one parent after a family break-up suffer from more problems research has found.
Some people have natural genetic health benefits that could be used to use to treat others
A rare two-metre long turtle that washed ashore in Marlborough may be left to rot.
A Wellington researcher is trying to find a vaccine for hookworm.
Researchers are surveying Anzac Day's meaning, especially to those hit by the Christchurch quakes
Tekapo-based astronomer Freidl Hale looks at what the night sky will offer in May.
Five high-school students are looking to bring back an unusual World Cup gold medal.
Yamini Karanam's problem lay deep within her brain. It was her sister.
A neuroscientist who studies the adolescent mindset has provocative new insights.
Watch an animated history of earthquakes to see how today's shake compares.
Alpine Fault earthquake could isolate the West Coast for six weeks, a geologist says.
Kermit the Frog is alive and living in the tropical rainforests of Costa Rica.
One day, it could scan wounded soldiers on a battlefield or patients in an ambulance.
Japan's space agency is considering an unmanned mission to the moon by 2018.
A record-setting strontium atomic clock could "tick" for 15 billion years.
Are aliens trying to make contact with humans from the dwarf planet of Ceres?
The most important action to save our endangered native species might be taking their DNA sample, a top geneticist says.
Check out some of the cosmic wonders the Hubble Telescope has captured in its 25 years.
A rare three-metre long oarfish that washed ashore last week has disappeared.
Dressed in a kimono and smiling, Aiko Chihira greets shoppers.
Eight geothermal experts from Contact Energy will travel to the World Geothermal Congress in Melbourne next week.
From giving a vodka brand its name to exposing sham antiques, Christine Prior’s Lower Hutt radiocarbon dating laboratory is history’s timekeeper.
Enabling people in remote areas of Africa find clean drinking water to helping space walking astronauts "talk" to the international space station computer were just some of the projects a group of New Zealanders took on in a global hackathon.
Kiwi comic artists concerned over rising sea level, super storms and climate change have put pen to paper.
So much for the moniker, Land of the Long White Cloud.
By Irene Klotz
Yes, your cats is talking to you. Here's what it's saying.
Researchers said they have settled the issue of what causes knuckles to trigger the familiar popping sound.
Golden Bay science teacher Paul Nield has traded his classroom for the laboratory at Nelson's Cawthron Institute.
Paracetamol is an effective pain reliever but also reduces feelings of pleasure, a study suggests.