Divers off the coast of Britain captured this video of a jellyfish the size of a person.
Being harassed, or otherwise insulted is among a number of forms of second-hand drinking harm.
The pioneering British computer scientist and WWII codebreaker, who was taken to court for being gay, wins public vote.
Study shows the enigmatic hominin species Australopithecus africanus may have breastfed young for six years.
There's a limit to how high up some of our native birds can live - and they're reaching that now.
New research says markings on rock faces along fault lines could pinpoint the direction of future earthquakes.
High pressure kills pathogens instead of heat.
OPINION: The research is littered with inconsistent, contradictory results.
One of Russia's biggest space missions takes off after days of launch delays.
It's green, it has pretty wings and now it's enjoying a "population explosion".
Discovery of shark pup - the smallest ever discovered in NZ - delights Auckland scientists.
We can't afford to take our minds off our tsunami risk for a moment, even if not all of them are devastating.
You could be able to print a new liver in the next decade - but should you?
Hayabusa2 spacecraft has completed its mission of collecting samples that scientists hope will provide clues to the origin of the solar system.
A fossilised skull found in the late 1970s could be earliest example of Homo sapiens ever discovered outside the African continent.
It has been a long wait for Otago residents but a critical weather radar unit is expected to be operating by next winter.
Pamela Kilmartin and her husband Aaron Gilmore discovered 41 asteroids, a comet and a nova, and they've had space objects named after them.
"Cautious optimism" that after decades of failure, new approach could be the one that finally protects against the virus.
A gut virus appears to be older than the human race itself could help treat disorders - and possibly obesity.
MBIE has revealed what it told science minister Megan Woods before NZ dropped all involvement in an international mega telescope.
Sea-level rise could see an 8.6m wave reaching 40kmh hit Christchurch if a major South American tsunami strikes.
OPINION: Please don't use my identity as your insult.
You hear it before you see it. Whirr-CRUNCH-whirr-CRUNCH-whirr-CRUNCH.
When researcher Nicola Starkey's son was accidentally kneed in the head, she fell into a major knowledge gap.
They look and breathe like the real thing, but these lungs are the handiwork of Auckland academics and live in a computer.
In Earth’s icy fringes, bacteria, moss and cellular animals are bearing life anew.
More Māori words are being used in everyday conversation and on Twitter, a study suggests.
OPINION: A fascinating mind-altering parasite is being passed on by cats to dolphins in the ocean.
It caused reverberations across North Island's east coast but now the strange event is over.
A controversial crime-solving technology could be coming to New Zealand, but experts have warnings.