Stereotypes affect our perception in a way that "overrides reality", say scientists.
Amazing new jellyfish found prowling one of the deepest oceans in the world.
Temperatures are picked to be up to 2 degrees Celsius higher on average this month, threatening weather records.
Research boosts possibilities of older women, or ex-chemotherapy patients, to conceive.
We assume we make choices on the basis of our own free will. It is an assumption that may well be incorrect.
An Auckland professor says curing people's jetlag after surgery could be helped by bees.
Forget life on Mars. Three other potentially habitable planets might be our best shot yet at finding signs of alien life.
Unusually warm temperatures predicted for much of May, but skifield operators are not panicking yet.
Tech company CarbonScape is trying to purify Auckland's water supply using activated carbon.
Proof the ocean can make us happy.
The Brits dismissed him as an eccentric professor but "Jack" Haldane was revered in India.
Where would we be without the arch and the flying buttress?
Expanding access to a revolutionary stroke treatment device that has improved the quality of life of survivors would mean many more would be able to live independently again, a medical expert says.
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.
Mice on Antipodes Island are about to get their comeuppance in a winter eradication programme.
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.
Genetics can be linked to criminal behaviour, but it's not a scapegoat.
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.