Radio New Zealand audio
Radio New Zealand’s Our Changing World programme features interviews with researchers covering topics such as science, environment and health.
17 Apr, 2014
University of Otago geneticist Peter Dearden is using the bee genome to develop a bee-friendly insecticide.
13 Mar, 2014
Clean-tech company CarbonScape has developed and patented microwave technology to convert biomass into high-value carbon products, including activated carbon and coking fuel known as green coke.
06 Mar, 2014
Legionnaires’ disease is a severe form of pneumonia. In New Zealand, it is most commonly associated with gardening activities. Christchurch Hospital now tests every pneumonia patient for Legionnaires’ disease.
09 Jan, 2014
Television dramas like CSI, Bones and Criminal Minds – can create false expectations and impressions of forensic science, especially in the courtroom.
05 Sep, 2013
A chemical fingerprinting process, which enables verification of the origin of New Zealand produce, has been developed by Dunedin company Oritain.