Great white shark

'Model T Ford' of sharks found

Impeccably preserved fossilised remains of a shark that lived 325 million years ago discovered in the US.

Moment of conception found

Way in which egg and sperm recognise and bond with each other discovered, paving way for contraception and fertilisation research.

A miracle of a kakapo chick

Kakapo chick from a crushed and mended egg beats the odds to boost endangered population.

Total lunar eclipse occurs

Kiwi stargazers treated to stunning phenomenon as Moon turns a coppery hue.

Scientists create artificial blood

A team of British scientists claims to have created red blood cells suitable for transfusion into humans.

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