A mysterious celestial body may be lurking in the frozen, far-flung reaches of the solar system.
The space agency wants to explore Neptune and Uranus in the next 10 years.
With Neil deGrasse Tyson heading here next month, Will Harvie asks if high-profile boffins boost interest.
Researchers are digitising and indexing the 1000 year old archives of Venice.
Joining a laboratory team to fight cancer is an exciting start to a career in biomedical research.
True stories of scientists who took their research to extremes are stranger - and bloodier - than fiction.
The future of coal is getting darker and darker says Roger Hanson.
Yellowstone Park's grizzlies will need to be smarter than your average bear and stay close to home after losing protections.
Eight months, 30 terabytes and 40,000 hectares later, the Marlborough Sounds seabed has been mapped.
Stephen Hawking is convinced that humans need to leave Earth and find somewhere else.
An area 113km wide will plunge 14 states into darkness as the moon completely obscures the sun.
Scientists rescue ice samples containing 18,000 years of climatic history in bid to stop glacier melting.
If you're a rat this is one record you don't want to be part of.
A very NZ star formation rears its beak over our night sky, if you know where to look.
New images show the damage of a deadly tsumami, triggered by just a small quake.
New research will look at the impact of a region wide power cut on the West Coast in the event of an Alpine Fault earthquake.
Slow-slip earthquakes, like those in NZ, can relieve stress on dangerous faults - but don't think they're a pressure valve.
DairyNZ research engineer Brian Dela Rue considers whether the Internet of Things will really be the best thing since sliced bread.
Nasa astronomers say they've found 10 small, rocky and possibly habitable planets with the Kepler telescope.
In Greenland such a quake caused a tsunami. Could that happen in NZ? That's a very good question.
Results of study of huge ancient NZ volcanic blast may make it easier to know when a volcano is at risk of erupting.
OPINION: Latta and Campbell's show was a step in the right direction. But more than one step is needed to discuss NZ's future.
Filling the deceased with antifreeze, and suspending them in liquid nitrogen is not yet an academic discipline New Zealand.
The mystery of the one Kiwi known to have been cryogenically-frozen is the ultimate cold case.
D'Urville had a life of adventure, discovery and a remarkable lack of concern.
What do you do when you're a couple in love but scientists want to tear you apart?
Stillbirth risk 4 times higher if women sleep on their backs during last 3 months of pregnancy, NZ study finds.
"Science is both a secure and exciting path to go down," says Canterbury student off to international science camp next month.
Nasa is conducting a high-flying science experiment to turn the air above the US blue and green.
The kangaroo-sized flying turkey roamed Australia more than two million years ago according to a new study.