The mummified remains of a meditating man have been found in Mongolia.
Scientists are about to set off on a 3000km journey to the Southern Ocean in search of blue and humpbacks whales.
Learn all about a six-week journey to Antarctica in search of more information about whales.
While many people are taking trips to the beach, a trio of young people have spent their summer learning more about science.
The planet is being skimmed by a large asteroid, passing merely 1 million kilometres from Earth.
Nine years after leaving Earth, NASA's New Horizons spacecraft is drawing towards Pluto and is expected to start shooting photos.
Sea turtles return to the place they were born to give birth - how?
Forget traditional signs of puberty, it's the complex biological changes 7 to 9-year-olds are facing scientists say we need to focus on.
Male praying mantis like big, bright butts, and it ain't no lie, according to Australian scientists.
NASA has released its highest quality image ever; boasting 1000 times the resolution of a regular high-definition picture.
Eerie fluorescence off Hong Kong's seashore is magnificent, disturbing and potentially toxic.
Citing unchecked climate change and the ongoing threat of nuclear weapons, scientists have moved the hands of the Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight.
Curious science buffs can find out about several weird and wonderful newly discovered creatures at a new exhibition at Te Papa.
It's got 47 rows of teeth, grows two metres and is found 400 metres underwater - or in a Taiwanese fish market.
A $65-million laboratory for the Ministry for Primary Industries is under construction in Upper Hutt.
Stone the pukeko! Iconic New Zealand bird has ties to Australia.
Scientists turning to online fundraising to help bring their hi-tech inventions, such as rocket thrusters and cancer cures, to life.
Record-sized game fish are being caught in warm New Zealand waters - a sharp warning of the impact of climate change, scientists say.
For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, scientists say.
Scientist offers grim warning after study attempted to gauge the breaking points in the natural world.
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