Space agency to reveal 'new findings' regarding planets that orbit other stars.
Astronauts risk more than nappy rash if they get caught short in a space suit. Nasa had a problem and Hugh McCarroll had an answer.
When siblings eat siblings, strangers eat strangers, children eat parents and mates eat mates. It's the science of cannibalism.
Tesla billionaire Elon Musk celebrates as rocket launches and successfully returns nine minutes later.
Beautiful clouds roll and break like waves in the sea over Palmerston North.
Memories could be erased to cure veterans of post-traumatic stress disorder, scientists say.
New documentary set to revisit drug trial that left six people, including a Kiwi, seriously ill.
In cave system so hot that it is called hell, scientists discover life that could be 50,000 years old.
The "striking young man" met a brutal death 1400 years ago. Now we can look into his eyes.
Taking a leaf from Jurassic Park, scientists could soon revive the long-extinct woolly mammoth. But should they?
A new laboratory method could help scientists learn how to make specifically tailored food and medicine.
It turns out New Zealand isn't just two islands at the bottom of the world. We are much bigger than that.
It turns out NZ isn't just two islands at the bottom of the world. We are part of a continent - Zealandia.
Deadly ebola outbreaks are a higher risk where deforestation changes jungle habitats, a Kiwi scientist has found.
The dairy industry is getting help from some unusual quarters in its drive to make more from value-add products.
Scholarship aims to support women who are "significantly under-represented" in sciences.
Astronomers scanned 1600 stars over a 20-year period. This is what they found.
600 Pukeko were culled from Tawharanui, but they did not go to waste.
Range of world threats now includes climate change, flus, transgenic plants, hackers, giant asteroids and so forth.
Polynesian ingenuity studied
It'll be up to DoC to clean up the carcasses of 300 whales that beached at Farewell Spit. And it's a masive job.
Scientists hope robots can one day help with pollination, as natural bee populations decline.
Vasalgel works like a vasectomy – but is completely reversible.
Black holes are not necessarily as big as astronomers thought, researchers discover
Recording devices have been scattered across the Hauraki Gulf in an attempt to save New Zealand's seabirds.
"Thankfully most of the Alpine Fault is located in sparsely populated areas, so it is hoped the number of casualties, if any, will be low."
Fossilised tree pollen is giving us a better understanding of climate change over the last 34 million years.
Multidrug-resistant superbugs are threatening to undermine progress against the disease, say scientists.
How a successful watchmaking technique resulted in thousands of dead workers.
Groundbreaking technology helped him to speak for the first time in years. But his daughter probably wished he hadn't.