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Thursday, 22 October 2015

Wilding pines and fire hazard, printable and flexible solar cells, and investigating the diet of the kuri or Maori dog

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Thursday, 15 October 2015

Kaika Energy's biodigestor, Cook Strait subtidal currents, ultrafast lasers and methanogenic microbes in species of ruminants around the world

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Thursday, 8 October 2015

Science of water and stony soils, evaluating Marsden Fund success, disease screening kakariki on Tiritiri Matangi Island, Wellington joins 100 Resilient Cities, and age of resilience

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Thursday, 1 October 2015

A pandemic flu scenario on Great Barrier Island, animal reintroductions, biodiversity offsetting, feasibility of a low sodium diet, and the Kermadec ocean sanctuary

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Thursday, 24 September 2015

Earthworm translocations, evolution of enzymes, cleaning oiled wildlife using salt water, and the Wildbase wildlife hospital fixes a kiwi's broken beak

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Thursday, 17 September 2015

Breeding better apples using GM, light and recovery from surgery, national bee survey, viruses in Argentine ants and melting of the east Antarctic ice sheet

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Thursday, 10 September 2015

Foods and blood glucose, complex ecosystems, soil taxonomy and does your first language influence your trombone playing.

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Thursday, 3 September 2015

Plant barbecue to test flammability of plants, underwater glider Manaia, seabirds and plastic pollution, Stewart Island shag extinction history, Albatross poem, sound sculpture, and the psychology of climate change denial

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Thursday, 27 August 2015

Vanuatu post Cyclone Pam, volcanic hazards for Taranaki, residents of the Bug Hotels, and blackcurrants are good news for our brains

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Thursday, 20 August 2015

Trapdoor spiders, landscape architect and nature designer Mick Abbott, the technology behind a bionic voice, and testing low-damage precast bridges

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Thursday, 13 August 2015

Lapita peoples and archaeological evidence in Vanuatu and the Pacific, and using 'air puffs' in speech to design phones that work better in nosiy environments

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Thursday, 6 August 2015

Testing volcanic ballistics with a catapult and cannon, nature and well-being, and restoring New Plymouth's urban bush

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Thursday, 30 July 2015

New Plymouth museum Puke Ariki and its collections, UN climate chief Christiana Figueres on upcoming Paris climate summit, and Blueskin Resilient Communities Trust

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Thursday, 23 July 2015

Breeding and farming King salmon; sea urchins and their 'landscape of fear'; and sleep apnoea

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Thursday, 16 July 2015

Sea Cleaners Trust and cleaning up NZ waterways; marine science round-up: colossal squid, Antarctic under-ice algae, NZ sea lions, new fishing net design & marine biosecurity; children, food and screen time

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Thursday, 9 July 2015

Spinetail devil rays, chimaeras - deep sea sharks, using MRI to develop better stents, and the sshhmute – a practice mute for brass instruments

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Thursday, 2 July 2015

Exercise, weight loss & the SWIFT study, dental technology, marine biodiscovery, liquid water on Mars and the commuting secrets of Antarctic orca

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Thursday, 25 June 2015

Heat, exercise and heart health; measuring pressure on the brain; Healthy Harbour Watchers; and mapping the seafloor near Kapiti Island

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Thursday, 18 June 2015

Protein, exercise and type 2 diabetes; kelp - forest of the sea; brain training; and South Canterbury mudfish

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Thursday, 11 June 2015

Experiencing Marine Reserves, research into fully protected marine reserves at Leigh and the Poor Knights, a study into the health benefits of standing desks, and the Weather at Home project.

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Thursday, 4 June 2015

Uga or coconut crab hunting in Niue, short-tailed bats and a conservation dilemma, a neutrino map of the Universe, how rock pool fish cheat death, Queens Birthday Honours for science and conservation

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Thursday, 28 May 2015

Plant and Food's Hop Lab, a pop-up MRI that uses high temperature superconductors, and Dactylanthus or flower of Hades, New Zealand's only fully parasitic flowering plant

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Thursday, 21 May 2015

ExStream - how river life responds to environmental stresses, the impact of a sedentary lifestyle, DNA trafficking between cells, what hair can tell us about diet, megathrust earthquakes below central New Zealand, and the Top Ten New Species for 2015

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Thursday, 14 May 2015

Medicinal maggots for wound healing, Orokonui Ecosanctuary, the long journey to Aotearoa, scientists speaking out on controversial issues

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Thursday, 7 May 2015

Tasmanian Devil Facial Tumour Disease, a voyage to explore seabed methane seeps, exercise as the best medicine, and links between language and sensory-motor experience

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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.