On frustrating portrayals of Māori
Eloise Gibson talks to Jade Le Grice about how her frustration with academic portrayals of Māori led her to search for more nuanced stories.
NZ company grows skin for burn victims
Auckland-based Upside Technologies says its replacement human skin might be ready for clinical trials on burn patients in 2020 or 2021.
Chch water boss’s chlorination ‘conflict’
Chch’s recently chlorinated water is leaving a bad taste, but it’s an alleged conflict that has a former mayor spitting.
PM’s protein-wrangling science advisor
Juliet Gerrard has pursued smarter milk proteins and self-repairing clothes in her research as well as chairing the prestigious grant-giving body, the Marsden Fund.
M. bovis semen call ‘premature’: MPI
The Ministry for Primary Industries isn’t ruling out that the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis arrived in New Zealand by European-sourced semen. David Williams reports. It’s “premature” to zero in on imported bull semen as the likely source...
Ombudsman to monitor our most vulnerable
Privately-run dementia units will soon be subject to more rigorous inspections, with the Ombudsman set to take up the role.
When animal disease strikes
Can we apply any of the lessons learned from Foot and Mouth in the UK to how we deal with the Mycoplasma bovis outbreak?
Here’s our chance to become climate leaders
New research could transform climate policy in NZ and provide farmers with a fairer target for managing their methane emissions.