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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
“We are validating our deepest ideas about the physical world by testing them in the most extreme environment we can imagine.”
12 Apr 2019
Melbourne Uni & DARPA to shape AI for scientific decision-making
An international research program will use artificial intelligence to help evaluate the credibility of scientific evidence used to make decisions.
03 Apr 2019
Biotech on the cusp of a massive growth surge
Biotech is growing exponentially in many areas including the revolution in gene editing technologies which will play a big part in the future of many sectors including healthcare, agriculture and conservation."
10 Oct 2018
AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
24 Nov 2017
Alibaba & quantum computing 'dream team' build new laboratory in Shanghai
An Alibaba cloud computing subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
04 Aug 2017
Story Buffering 79% ... low quality video makes us sad
New research discovers the physical and emotional responses humans have to low-quality or buffering video content. Surprise, we don't like it at all.
22 Jun 2017
Remote observation tech gives classrooms an Ocean view
"I believe all kids need to have an understanding of science – of how it is all around us and why things do what they do."
07 Jun 2017
Science is alive and well in South Auckland schools
"The projects are fantastically diverse – from building useful structures out of recycled plastic to designing better school ‘houses’ for wētā."
31 May 2017
Nelson biology students work with scientists in the field
"It’s great for students who are making decisions around their careers to spend time in a working lab environment. This is real science in context."
22 May 2017
Hutt Valley teacher paves the way for tech, wins a Prime Minister’s Prize
“Educating our next generation of scientists and explorers is a hugely important job, it’s fantastic to see Dianne recognised for her hard work."
29 Mar 2017
Researchers use brain-scanning tech to ‘read’ students’ brains
Yes you read right. What if we could read students’ brains and see what they’re thinking?
02 Aug 2016
3D tech helps Kiwi scientists understand more about genes
Scientists working in NZ are using 3D technologies, namely 3D digital models, to understand more about how gene crowding affects cell development.
13 Jan 2016