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Thursday, 30 April 2015

Cutting methane emissions, electrical stimulation and stroke recovery, genes for bulbing in onions, and recording underwater sounds in the Hauraki Gulf

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Thursday, 23 April 2015

Pateke or brown teal on Great Barrier Island; treating tendon injuries with lasers; peat, pumice and archaeology on the Kaptit Coast; and divesting fossil fuel investments

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Thursday, 16 April 2015

Auckland's risk of a volcanic eruption and the DEVORA project, Windy Hill Sanctuary on Great Barrier Island, researching new drugs for lobular breast cancer, and native solitary bees.

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Thursday, 9 April 2015

The book 'Vanishing Nature', Great Barrier Island's 'bird rescue lady', writing and honesty, and sports doping and detecting designer steroids

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Thursday, 2 April 2015

Mead Stream gorge geology field trip, bird tables and native birds, and testing how blood flow to the brain is regulated

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Thursday, 26 March 2015

Black petrels on Great Barrier Island: New Zealand's most at-risk seabird, volunteering for the Department of Conservation, glowing limpets, and a tough gel made of water

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Thursday, 19 March 2015

Measuring gravity using atoms, dating the Waitaha penguin extinction, web-building spiders that talk, and measuring lead levels in urban kaka chicks

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Thursday, 12 March 2015

The Imitation Game and Alan Turing; the amazing diversity of New Zealand's land snails; Tangaroa and food webs in the southern ocean; and Glenfern Sanctuary on Great Barrier Island.

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Thursday, 5 March 2015

Tracking rig sharks, e-cigarettes and quitting smoking, Te Punaha Matatini, a new Centre of Research Excellence, and spotting eagle rays in the inner city.

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Thursday, 26 February 2015

A field-trip to Mead Stream Gorge, photosynthesis, a scanning electron microscope, New Zealand dotterels on Great Barrier Island

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Thursday, 19 February 2015

The Bounty Islands, drilling through the Antarctic ice sheet, the Dodd-Walls Centre, and a portable X-ray detector.

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Thursday, 12 February 2015

River health 101, drug addiction and genes, drug-resistant TB and a new kind of antibiotic, and farming palaeo soils

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Thursday, 5 February 2015

NIWA vessel Tangaroa heads to the Southern Ocean, and an expedition to subantarctic Antipodes Island.

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Thursday, 29 January 2015

Making dogs kiwi-safe, osteoarthritis and Dunedin's Joint Clinic, crossing planetary boundaries and little penguins on Matiu-Somes Island

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Thursday, 22 January 2015

Hihi or stitchbirds, on Kapiti Island; the Freedom4 handheld PCR machine; and the Vintage Aviator.

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Thursday, 15 January 2015

Marine protection in Otago

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Thursday, 8 January 2015

Issues and legal implications around de-extinction

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Thursday, 1 January 2015

Legalising marijuana and redefining genetically modified organisms..

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Thursday, 25 December 2014

Sound recording birds with Les McPherson, bird photography with David Hallett, National Whale Centre at Picton, and the Singing Scientist Matthew Barnett with new song the Good Oil.

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Thursday, 18 December 2014

Measuring intelligence in robins, using sugars to test gut health, update on aging fathers and kiwi inbreeding, spying on wild animals with remote cameras, and using Google balloons to study the stratosphere.

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Thursday, 11 December 2014

A hospital bed mover, tuatara and platypus genome projects, the newest member of the tyrannosaur family: Pinnocchio rex, and the winner of the 2014 Prime Minister’s Science Teacher prize.

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Thursday, 4 December 2014

Wellington waterfront clean-up, 'Nanogirl' wins Prime Minister's Science Media Communication Prize, invasive plants and volcanic soils

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Thursday, 27 November 2014

A water treadmill, mutant petunias, tuatara at Dunedin’s Orokonui Ecosanctuary, and the winner of the 2014 Rutherford Medal

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Thursday, 20 November 2014

Fairy prion colony on Dunedin sea cliffs, visual cues on Google Glass during emergency situations, safer rainwater harvesting, and a musical performance with Tesla coils and robotic bass and drums

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Thursday, 13 November 2014

Drilling into the Alpine Fault, the Dunedin garden study, metal-organic frameworks, and using games to manage ADHD.

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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.