Cutting methane emissions, electrical stimulation and stroke recovery, genes for bulbing in onions, and recording underwater sounds in the Hauraki Gulf
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
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.
The book 'Vanishing Nature', Great Barrier Island's 'bird rescue lady', writing and honesty, and sports doping and detecting designer steroids
Mead Stream gorge geology field trip, bird tables and native birds, and testing how blood flow to the brain is regulated
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
Measuring gravity using atoms, dating the Waitaha penguin extinction, web-building spiders that talk, and measuring lead levels in urban kaka chicks
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.
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.
A field-trip to Mead Stream Gorge, photosynthesis, a scanning electron microscope, New Zealand dotterels on Great Barrier Island
The Bounty Islands, drilling through the Antarctic ice sheet, the Dodd-Walls Centre, and a portable X-ray detector.
River health 101, drug addiction and genes, drug-resistant TB and a new kind of antibiotic, and farming palaeo soils
NIWA vessel Tangaroa heads to the Southern Ocean, and an expedition to subantarctic Antipodes Island.
Making dogs kiwi-safe, osteoarthritis and Dunedin's Joint Clinic, crossing planetary boundaries and little penguins on Matiu-Somes Island
Hihi or stitchbirds, on Kapiti Island; the Freedom4 handheld PCR machine; and the Vintage Aviator.
Marine protection in Otago
Issues and legal implications around de-extinction
Legalising marijuana and redefining genetically modified organisms..
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.
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.
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.
Wellington waterfront clean-up, 'Nanogirl' wins Prime Minister's Science Media Communication Prize, invasive plants and volcanic soils
A water treadmill, mutant petunias, tuatara at Dunedin’s Orokonui Ecosanctuary, and the winner of the 2014 Rutherford Medal
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
Drilling into the Alpine Fault, the Dunedin garden study, metal-organic frameworks, and using games to manage ADHD.