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University of Manchester scientists win prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Prizes
Police are frustrated with mental health callouts – here’s how to reduce their involvement and improve support
What toilet paper and game shows can teach us about the spread of epidemics
Mean Magpies Having Nothing To Squawk About
Deep-sea Eyes Evolved To Focus On Prize
Why did primates evolve such big brains? First study of its kind says it wasn’t for finding food
New research flags the urgent need for research and evidence on the impact of climate change on neglected tropical diseases and malaria
Underage vaping is on the rise: here’s how young New Zealanders are finding it so easy to access
Scientists Make Quantum Breakthrough In 2D Materials
How newborn chicks are helping to settle a centuries-old debate about cognition and our senses
Ubiquitin trailblazer elected Fellow of prestigious Royal Society
Climate change is linked to worsening brain diseases – new study
NGOs raise concerns about child abuse reporting
World-first analytical Transmission Electron Microscope being developed by Manchester materials scientists
UK smoking ban would have many benefits for public health – but only if it’s effectively implemented
Ecosystems are deeply interconnected – environmental research, policy and management should be too
In demand but disempowered: why low-skilled migrant workers face even worse exploitation under NZ’s new rules
Social restructuring in harsh conditions promotes cooperative behaviour in songbirds
We found three new species of extinct giant kangaroo – and we don’t know why they died out when their cousins survived
Antarctica’s sea ice hit another low this year – understanding how ocean warming is driving the loss is key
Researchers Identify Fossil Dolphin
Lights, camera, action for App Demo Videos’ move to South Australia
Prestigious journals make it hard for scientists who don’t speak English to get published. And we all lose out
Dung dynasty – the plant boosting powers of beetle recyclers
NZ’s summer insects are packing up for autumn – here’s how our gardens can help them through the cold months
Something felt ‘off’ – how AI messed with our human research, and what we learned
Tapeworm larvae found in man’s brain – how did they get there?
Social smarts trump genetics when it comes to cluey magpies
Potato charms: people throughout history have kept and even stolen wrinkly old vegetables for their health
Odours hasten mortality and reproductive ageing
Research progress reveals faster, more accurate blood flow simulation to revolutionise treatment of vascular diseases
Suicide risk is higher in certain phases of the menstrual cycle – here’s what we know about this link
Out of the rabbit hole: new research shows people can change their minds about conspiracy theories
70th anniversary President’s message
20°C seems the optimal temperature for life on Earth to thrive – what does this mean in a warming world?
Ethical dilemmas of preventing next pandemic
The ethical dilemmas of preventing the next pandemic
AI helps reveal the ancient origin story of floral colours
Perfect casting for notable poet with creative centre
Does your foot shape dictate how well you do the locomotion, baby?
Using photos to create 3D models is helping us understand – and protect – complex marine environments
Restricting movement the best way to stop fast spread of infectious diseases, study finds
Bid to stamp out parasitic disease
Chicken whisperers: humans crack clucking code
Men and women who hold sexist views are less responsive as parents: new research
Planting pine or native forest for carbon capture isn’t the only choice – NZ can have the best of both
Eventful year planned to celebrate Academy’s 70th anniversary
Humans, rats and dogs pushed the takahē into Fiordland – new genetic research maps its dramatic journey