Our Changing World
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 1309/25/14
The 13th mystery sound from the 2014-15 Our Changing World opening theme
The Spine and Slipped Discs
Understanding the structure of spinal discs and their relationship with the spine is shedding light on how discs herniate
Great Kereru Count
A citizen science project to count kereru, or New Zealand pigeons, will help identify how common they are around the country
Meet the Tyrannosaur Family
A peview of the an exhibition at Te Papa, which explores 100 million years of evolution of the tyrannosaur family.
Life and Death of a Cell
Biochemists study protein crystals to unravel the intricate 3D structures of proteins and understand their role in communication within cells
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 12
The 12th mystery sound from the 2014-15 Our Changing World opening theme
Reducing Carbon Emissions, Saving Money
The Kapiti Coast District Council cut its greenhouse gas emissions by half within three years, with final goal of a 80 per cent reduction.
'NZ Wild Life'
A new science-based natural history book looks at the evolution, behaviour and ecology of an eclectic selection of New Zealand plants and animals, from stick insects to kahikatea
How a Marsden-funded project turned experimental research into a revolutionary wound-healing treatment.
Colossal Squid Revealed
Squid experts had a rare opportunity to examine an intact specimen of the enigmatic colossal squid, collected from Antarctic waters
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 11
The 11th mystery sound from the 2014-15 Our Changing World opening theme
Volcanic Eruption Detection System on Mount Ruapehu
The eruption detection system on Mount Ruapehu is designed to quickly warn people on the Whakapapa ski field to move to high ground out of the path of dangerous lahars
Exploring Hidden Lakes under Antarctica's Ice
Martin Siegert, a gloaciologist at Imperial College London, discusses the exploration of Antarctica's hidden lakes and rivers below the ice cap.
Looking Into the Eyes for Alzheimer's Disease
PhD student Lily Chang is trying to determine if an eye test could be developed for early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease
Mystery Sound 10
The 10th mystery sound from the 2014-15 Our Changing World opening theme
Science for Policy, Policy for Science
Sir Mark Walport, the chief scientific advisor to the British government, discusses the importance of science in society and policy.
From Wine Waste to Wound Dressing
A microbiologist, a food scientist and a pharmacist are collaborating to create anti-microbial nano-fibre wound dressings using polyphenols from wine waste
Shedding Light on Rogue Waves
Rogue waves cause damage both at sea and when light is pulsed, so optical fibre research may lead to better lasers and ship design
'Possum Stomp', 'Ora' and Ecology-Based Gaming
An ecological modeller and a gaming expert have created a forest ecology-based online game as well as a smaller game featuring zombie possums and Stompy the Kiwi
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The ninth mystery sound in the 2014-15 Our Changing World opening theme
- Wellington, New Zealand