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Jesse Bering, noted US psychologist, author now based in NZ

Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:24:51 +1200 | Robert Bruce Agency

RBA Corporate, the corporate and entertainment division of The Robert Bruce Agency is very pleased to introduce prolific award-winning author, columnist and media personality Jesse Bering to New Zealand editors and producers.More >>

NZ: Proposal That Could Legitimize "Scientific" Whaling

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:24:06 +1200 | Elsa Cabrera

New Zealand and the Proposal That Could Legitimize "Scientific" Whaling in the Southern Ocean Sanctuary More >>

UN Call for Global Commitment to Ending Nuclear Tests

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:33:34 +1200 | UN News

Atmospheric nuclear test conducted by the United States on 18 April 1953 at the Nevada Test Site. Photo: US Government More >>

Sugar babies and clever buoys make finalists

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:08:08 +1200 | The Kudos Awards

Deborah Harris PhD & Nurse Practitioner at Waikato Hospital, renown for her groundbreaking research with hypoglycaemia in newborn babies and Laboratory Technician, Chris McBride from the University of Waikato are among the 16 Kudos finalists announced recently.More >>

Creating a Positive Future

Mon, 8 Sep 2014 12:09:55 +1200 | Alfred Lambremont Webre

Creating a Positive Future: Time Science Shows Our Earth is on a Positive Timeline in our Time Space Hologram By Alfred Lambremont Webre 8 September 2014 More >>

Excellence and impact for top quality research

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:04:33 +1200 | University of Auckland

*Interviews: This was a University of Auckland seminar, but the two invited speakers, Dr Philip Campbell (who is the Editor-in-Chief of the world's most prestigious scientific journal, Nature) and Professor Mark Ferguson (the DG Sciene from Ireland) are in ...More >>

Whitewash Reviews: Part 1, New Zealand

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:43:06 +1200 | Paul Connett

This is the first of a two-part series on the whitewash reviews which are produced by pro-fluoridation governments in an attempt to defuse the growing efforts to end this foolish practice worldwide. Part 1 is on the whitewash review produced by the ...More >>

Partnership to Increase Ocean Research & Conservation in NZ

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:32:35 +1200 | NGO Conservation International

Unique partnership between University of Auckland and Conservation International aims to build scientific capacity and research. More >>

It’s time for a post-Piketty vision of shared wealth

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:48:27 +1200 | Adam Parsons

It’s time for a post-Piketty vision of shared wealth. By Adam Parsons 28 August, 2014 More >>

Polar experts to speak in Christchurch

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:13:09 +1200 | Victoria University of Wellington

Two Antarctic scientists from Victoria University of Wellington will visit Christchurch next month to give free talks as part of the University’s 2014 Public Lecture Series. More >>

Bee safety meeting

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 09:30:23 +1200 | Environmental Protection Authority NZ

The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) and Plant & Food Research have co-hosted a meeting of key stakeholders in the bee world to discuss bee safety. More >>

CRP concerned at potential for bias in EPA staff report

Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:37:04 +1200 | Chatham Rock Phosphate

Chatham Rock Phosphate today announced it would be formally seeking the withdrawal of the Environmental Protection Authority’s staff report issued last week because of extremely worrying evidence which suggests the potential for bias.More >>

Fluoride Free New Zealand: Dirty Science

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 12:31:37 +1200 | Fluoride Free New Zealand

A “review” of fluoridation published yesterday (22nd August) was chaired by committed fluoridationists Professors Peter Gluckman and David Skegg. Both of these men had already hung their hat on the fluoridationists’ mantra of “safe and effective”.More >>

NEC Ranks First in NIST Fingerprint Matching Technology

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:57:41 +1200 | NEC News

Tokyo, August 21, 2014 – NEC Corporation’s (NEC; TSE: 6701) fingerprint identification technology has garnered the top place for matching accuracy in the Proprietary Fingerprint Template Test (PFT II), a benchmark test conducted by the U.S. National Institute ...More >>

Researchers Develop Models To Study Polyelectrolytes

Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:42:55 +1200 | North Carolina State University

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a novel and versatile modeling strategy to simulate polyelectrolyte systems. The model has applications for creating new materials as well as for studying polyelectrolytes, including DNA ...More >>

Ebola: UN Convenes Ethical Review of Experimental Drugs

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:36:06 +1200 | UN News

A government health worker at the Kenema Ebola Treatment Centre in Sierra Leone attends to a victim. Photo: IRIN/Tommy Trenchard More >>

Predetermined ‘research’ outcome commissioned by Waikato Uni

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:50:03 +1200 | Mark Atkin

“This is the answer we want – we just need someone to do the ‘research’ to say it” advertises Professor Daniel Zirker of Waikato University. More >>

Secret Fluoridation Review Totally One-Sided Admits Chair

Sat, 16 Aug 2014 10:47:38 +1200 | Mark Atkin

The secret ‘review’ of water fluoridation will only look at research that supports fluoridationists’ belief in ‘the safety and efficacy of fluoride in water’, says Sir Peter Gluckman, co-chair of this thereby-admitted ‘kangaroo review’.More >>

Conference Highlights Food Safety, Sustainable Agriculture

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 09:30:20 +1200 | GE Free NZ

China Conference Highlights Food Safety and Sustainable Agriculture The deleterious effects of GE foods and their related pesticides were aired at the Food Safety & Sustainable Agriculture Forum 2014, held in Beijing on July 25-26.More >>

Forum Addresses Gender Imbalance in Science

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:29:19 +1200 | Pead PR

FORUM ADDRESSES GENDER IMBALANCE IN SCIENCE L’Oréal hosts fellows at inaugural Girls in Science event More >>

 

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