In the aftermath of an asteroid strike that wiped out the dinosaurs, a beaver was thriving.
Improved planning and private investment among key points of national science strategy.
After testing about 35,000 participants, research reveals that genetic has nothing to do with what we find beautiful.
Southland man says he saw two orange objects in sky before a "boom" and a bright glow from the distance.
It seems the asteroid blamed for wiping out dinosaurs may have had an accomplice.
OPINION: It's easy to get your nose out of joint when the flavour of the day (pandas, flags) gets more funding than essential and important science, as SARAH-JANE O-CONNOR explains.
What if you were offered thousands to stay there 70 days straight? That's what NASA did to study astronauts' health.
Ancient Britons may have mummified their dead by putting them in peat bogs.
"Maps" of our brains correspond with education, income, IQ and life-satisfaction.
Biochemist Peter Molan, best known for his work on manuka honey, has died.
OPINION: Water on Mars isn't half as mysterious as life on Earth.
AUT's Warkworth Observatory has joined with radio telescopes around the world in efforts to figure out what the Rosetta missions 'rubber duck' comet is made of.
Scientists planning practice run of saving the Earth by trying to bump an asteroid off course.
NASA's announcement of signs of water on Mars may spark renewed interest in Antarctica.
What's bright red and green, looks like a spaceship and can swim?
The Martian director Ridley Scott says he was shown images of water on Mars two months ago - but it was too late to change the plot.
NASA Mars rover can't get its feet wet for fear on the red planet for fear of contamination.
Take a look at 13 of the most astounding pictures from beyond the Earth.
A comet that looks like a rubber ducky is flying through space.
Steven Joyce hits back at claims lack of Government funds behind redundancies at AgResearch.
Antarctica received new visitors this week as an ambitious summer of research gets under way.
Kiwis weigh in on one of the most exciting discoveries "in a lifetime".
Scientists discover evidence of water flowing on the Red Planet - and there's a possibility of one day finding life.
Scientists have a theory about why the planet is going through a record warm stretch except for one area.
A rare supermoon lunar eclipse is currently taking place in the Northern Hemisphere.
Can light be used to deter night-time pests? A Waikato doctoral student investigates.
Is it aliens? Flowing water? Or perhaps the long-awaited discovery of Martian crabs?
You can't quite make out Eden Park or the traffic banking up, but an astronaut's photo paints a stunning picture.
New mesmerising images from a sun that exploded 8000 years ago.
It's the closest you'll ever get to the human body, if not a little gruesome.