Science & Technology
Raising big money is a relatively new phenomenon in academia. How did science, government, and industry become so entwined with one another and what has it meant for scholarly research?
Throughout much of the world, bee populations have been declining, threatening food supplies that rely on the pollinators to reproduce. What is the latest research on the global health of bees and what are ways to prevent further collapses?
In this roundtable discussion, top scholars reveal and explain the realities facing our seas and the strides we are making to protect, restore and recover our oceans.
Anthropology Professor Simon Holdaway talks to Maria Armoudian about how we’ve changed, and how our ancestors have dealt with past disasters and changes in the climate.
With mass extinction upon us, some scientists are working on bringing certain species back from the dead. However, their ability to do so raises ethical and practical issues.
James Russell looks at the issue of introduced species in New Zealand and why distinguishing them from native species is important.
Shaun Hendy, Professor of Physics at the University of Auckland, discusses his nano-technology research and the complications in science communication and science funding with Maria Armoudian.
New scientific discoveries about x and y chromosomes are challenging what we know about what makes us male or female.
What does the melting of glaciers and ice sheets due to climate change mean for the world’s coastal cities? Will this ongoing issue cause problems in the future for urban populations?