One of the physics world's most complex machines has been immobilised - temporarily - by a weasel.
A tragic month of earthquakes along the "Ring of Fire" has kept seismologists busy.
A thin blue line in one chart was initially dismissed as just too outlandish to be accurate.
People with red hair could look, on average, two years older than they actually are, genetic research finds.
Coders, designers and space enthusiasts hunkered down for two days of brainstorming on Anzac weekend.
Green ash has settled on 80 per cent of the crater floor after Wednesday's eruption.
A cactus-inspired skin could hold the secret to creating a more efficient electric car.
Rainwater could help cause New Zealand's next major earthquake.
The volcanic island is being closely watched after its first eruption in three years.
Private spaceflight firm plans to land a spacecraft on Mars in as little as two years.
You have to dream big if you want to make a change, says plastic surgeon and scientist Dr Swee Tan.
Windows shatter, trains derail and cars plunge from buckling bridges. It all happens at 4.35pm on a day dubbed "Tokyo's X Day".
Traditional Kiwi pie transcends NASA's Wanaka balloon, for now.
One expert says the dogs don't like it, but Kiwi animal behavior specialists disagree.
The 1973 oil crisis sparked a race to design more efficient gasoline engines.
How to slow global warming, survive a shipwreck.
Humans aren't interested in achieving population balance with our prey - we simply meet then eat.
Antibiotic resistance is real, and 10-year-old Ava Meehan lives with the result.
Melting Arctic ice means polar bears are swimming hundreds of kilometres to find food.
Pinpointing the source of tiny speeding neutrinos as a super massive black hole in a distant galaxy brings kudos to the Warkworth Observatory team
The population has dropped by more than 97 per cent from its historic levels.
Search area for the elusive Planet Nine narrows thanks to data from the Nasa Cassini spacecraft as it orbits Saturn.
Feeling rejected? The chemical that gives magic mushrooms their kick could be used to help, researchers find.
New technology brings extra clarity to brilliant aurora views seen from the International Space Station.
Do more people catch a cold in winter? Well, it's complicated.
Mr Science, Sterling Cathman, showed school children how to make bombs for Heritage Week.
Diaries belonging to New Zealand's "first meteorologist" are an important find for climate-change research.
COMMENT: Can an earthquake on one side of the globe trigger one on the other?
Balloon boss plans to return to Wanaka to launch space station cosmic ray project.
Scientists are calling for meaningful, drastic action to replace carbon credits.