Scoop NZ: Science (8)

Threatening ecological impacts from neonicotinoid pesticides

The Task Force on Systemic Pesticides’ 2017 assessment of neonics reveals new risks to biodiversity and ecosystems

Changing the Keys for the Internet’s Addressing System

For the first time ever, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is about to change the cryptographic keys that help secure the Internet’s Domain Name System .

Cawthron announces 2017 scholarship recipients

Three young scientists will take up highly sought-after scholarship to do research at Cawthron Institute.

What is AMB-FUBINACA? - Expert reaction

Yesterday, New Zealand Police confirmed 20 deaths linked to synthetic drugs since July. Most of the samples from people who had died, and those seized in raids by police, were found to contain the dangerous chemical AMB-FUBINACA.

Winners of Wellington Science Fair Announced

The 2017 NIWA Wellington Regional Science and Technology Fair has again been a resounding success, with more than 550 intermediate and secondary school students taking part.

Hayward kiwifruit at risk from climate change

The most commonly grown variety of kiwifruit around Te Puke will not be commercially viable in the area by the end of the century, say scientists.

Change is the only constant for Spring weather

It’s more of the same weather-wise heading into the weekend, as the changeable spring pattern stays with us. A constant barrage of fronts and lows charge across the Tasman Sea between now and Monday, occasionally interspersed with weak ridges ...

New supernova analysis reframes dark energy debate

The accelerating expansion of the Universe may not be real, but could just be an apparent effect, according to new University of Canterbury research published in a journal of the Royal Astronomical Society.