Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you stories about science, nature and the environment.
Thursdays 9:06pm, repeated at 1:05am Sundays. One feature plays at 3:30pm on Tuesdays
Warming temperatures and increasing ocean acidity are looming climate change threats in Antarctica - and scientists are looking at their effect on Antarctic starfish. Read more Audio
Quantum mechanics describes how our universe behaves at an atomic level. It involves waves and particles, and deep-sea bacteria use it to harvest light very efficiently. Read more Audio
Science communication student Garrett Chin talks with doctors and a health economist about the challenges that Pharmac faces in buying drugs, and what happens when new but expensvie drugs become… Read more Audio
Emma Hanisch, a student at the University of Otago, loves museums - and she wonders what needs to be done to keep them relevant and exciting. Read more Audio
Science communications student Ellen Rykers ponders the Polynesians and their journeys around the Pacific, wondering where they might have got to. Read more Audio
Hedgehogs are cute - but they're also deadly killers. Science communication student Harriet Ampt is investigating. Read more Audio
Science communication student Charlotte Panton discusses bioethics and forensic science, and wonders how we decide what is acceptable when it comes to using animals in science. Audio
Medicinal marijuana, the pros and cons, is the subject of an interview between science communication student Colin Smillie and Abe Gray. Audio
University of Otago science communication student Amy Smith discusses genetic modification with two microbiologists. Audio
The Kaikōura Peninsula was uplifted 1 metre during the magnitude 7.8 earthquake - and marine life on the rocky shore was left high and dry. Read more Audio, Gallery
Sonia Sly finds out about a psychological programme to help offenders better adjust to living in the community when they are released from prison. Read more Audio
University of Auckland researchers are using tannin-rich wine waste to create safer food packaging that has antibacterial properties. Read more Audio
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Each week Our Changing World features an eclectic mix of sound-rich stories about science, the environment and medical research, recorded around New Zealand in labs and in the field.