To catch an evil twin
DNA evidence is useless when it comes to identical siblings. A New Zealand researcher is looking to change that.
Adjusting your sails for changing winds
“You can’t change the wind but you can adjust your sails. And I think that’s the case with climate change adaptation.” New Zealand can learn off the Dutch when it comes to planning for rising water levels.
Science communication: the icing on the cake
In the era of the elevator pitch, young scientists set themselves a task: explain your research using only a chocolate cake. Eloise Gibson checks out their baking.
UN to scrutinise NZ’s disability policy
The Human Rights Commission will highlight ‘discriminatory provisions’ undermining the care of people with disabilities in NZ at the UN next week.
New code of ethics makes way for homeopathy
A new pharmacy code of ethics will clear the way for pharmacies to sell homeopathic products.
Govt should move now to ban drug advertising
If the Government wants to support PHARMAC’s mission of getting best value for money in drugs, it should move now to ban direct marketing to consumers.
A taste of Newsroom Pro
Newsroom Pro is Newsroom’s twin publication - an online subscription news service based in Wellington, reporting on politics and the economy via Parliament and the Beehive.
Synlait prepares for $260m Pokeno factory
Pokeno could end up being dairy central, after Synlait announced it wants to build a $260m infant formula factory down the road from the Chinese-owned Yashily plant.