A Nobel prize winning stem cell pioneer will be one of 1200 scientists visiting Nelson for a major conference next week.
Prize-winning video explains some of the challenges of saving bird species from extinction.
Scientists astonished by speed of crack spreading across one of Antarctica's biggest ice shelves.
Ever wondered which shark has the sharpest gnashers? Here's your answer, thanks to science.
There's been a surge in lightning deaths this year in the US, with Fridays being especially deadly.
The most memorable aspect of Canterbury's winter has been the overwhelming lack of wintry weather.
The solution is a naturally occurring mineral.
Cyanobacteria are probably the most important life form ever on Earth. Yes much more so than us.
The abilities of high-functioning autists make them perfect for IT work, Brockie says.
The innovative ideas of young people have been showcased at the Manawatu Science and Technology Fair.
Lights seen dancing across Friday night's skies remain a mystery but whatever they are, they're a rarity.
People across the country have reported seeing a bright meteor that flew over Wellington.
Scientists are looking at what a 5300-year-old iceman was wearing when he died.
You might expect a disease that can kill 95 per cent of its victims would be on everyone's radar. Not this one.
The earth's plates move so much that keeping satellite-guided cars in the right lane will be tricky.
Be prepared to pay a lot more for life's little pleasures - even NZ wine.
Kale and quinoa are hailed as heroes, but the science on "superfoods" doesn't quite stack up.
Ever had that funny "haven't I seen this before" feeling? Apparently, that's a good thing.
New Zealand is out of the woods for a Zika epidemic, provided we keep the mozzies off our borders, says an expert.
Bodies buried for over 100 years in Siberian permafrost could release deadly virus again as ground warms.
Is it a new Pokemon? Mr Snuffleupagus from Sesame Street?
A favourite supermarket product, the banana, could be extinct within a decade.
Presentation on secret power of spider silk wins student place at Eureka finals.
Science and a humanoid help celebrate 37 years of technology.
A seaweed harvesting operation is giving people a new lease on life.
The scientist brushed the NZ nettle and felt intense pain, then numbness. It could lead to a medical breakthrough.
Mysterious, slow-moving beast known as the Greenland shark has an extraordinary lifespan.
Something has been found beyond Neptune orbiting the wrong way.
How do some birds manage to fly and sleep at the same time?
What are the most stunning engineering achievements to date? Roger Hanson picks his top three.