Our Changing World
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 1710/23/14
This is the 17th mystery sound, out of 18 that make up the 2013-14 opening theme for Our Changing World.
Science Behind 1080 Use in Conservation
The aerial use of 1080 poison to kill rats, mice, stoats and possums across large areas of conservation land is having positive results for native birds.
Celebrating Young Science Orators
The annual Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka awards celebrate the best young science orators ad their ideas.
3D Bioprinting Body Parts
A team of University of Otago researchers is investigating how 3D bioprinters could print joint implants or body parts using a patient's own cells.
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 16
This is the 16th mystery sound, out of 18 that make up the 2013-14 opening theme for Our Changing World.
Wellington's New Fault
NIWA scientists have discovered a new active fault in Wellington Harbour, capable of magnitude M6.3 to M7.1 earthquakes.
Chlorine Bleach in the Airways
Understanding how lung damage in cystic fibrosis is caused by chlorine bleach from white blood cells tryng to kill bacteria could lead to new drugs.
OPUS Research's audio tactile driving simulator is being used to test the wear of rumble strips on roads
With antiobiotic resistance a major public health issue, Massey University biologist Heather Hendrickson argues bacteriophages may provide new treatments.
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 15
The OCW opening theme is made up of sounds that appeared on the show during 2012 and 2013
Going on a Spider Hunt
The Bounty Islands are just bare rocks in a wild ocean, but nonetheless they are home to a large endemic spider - and no one has ever seen a mature male
Pavement Research for Better Roads
The pavement team at OPUS Research study the properties of bitumen and the wearability of the road's base course to work out ways of making roads last longer
Rutherford's Den Restoration
A rare glimpse of how Rutherford's Den and Christchurch's iconic Arts Centre are being restored after the earthquakes
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 14
The Our Changing World opening theme is made up of 17 sounds that appeared on the show in 2012-13
This weeks marks the start of the Antarctic science season and of the 2014 New Zealand IceFest in Christchurch.
Modelling the Canterbury Coast in the Water Lab
Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and a 1:50 scale model in the Water Lab are helping Crile Doscher understand coastal processes around the outlet to Lake Forsyth
The Science of Knowing Where You Are
Geodesy is the study of the shape and size of the earth, and it underpins systems such as the Global Navigation Satellite System and allows very accurate surveying of major infrastructure projects
OCW Opening Theme - Mystery Sound 13
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
- Wellington, New Zealand