Scientists release brief recording of sound probe made when it first to landed on comet.
A flock of New Zealand sheep has led to a world-first scientific breakthrough for sick children.
Chinese firm Shanghai Pengxin will launch a balloon into "near space" from South Island to test whether it could be used to deliver broadband.
Ever longed to defy gravity like a superhero? Science thanks you for sticking with it.
These spiders - more than 300 different species of them - have evolved to mimic ants.
An ancient, eight metre toothless whale that lived in seas which once covered the Otago hinterland has been discovered by Kiwi scientists.
Before Philae fell asleep on comet 67P, it transmitted evidence of organic molecules, scientists say.
A five-year, fast-track battle against HIV could end the global threat of the AIDS epidemic by 2030.
Doctors say there's a way to survive an infection with Ebola - but it involves lots of willpower.
Seals are increasingly forcing penguins into sex and occasionally killing them once they get their sexual release.
It's one of the hardest things to predict - just how close to sea-level snow is going to fall.
It's one of the hardest things to predict in the weather forecasting business - just how close to sea-level snow is going to fall.
Scientists to have a rest after working for days around the clock since the lander Philae touched down on a comet.
Struggling with low batteries, Europe's deep-space robot lab Philae has managed to drill into a comet and upload some data.
AUT scientists will track a Japanese satellite as it heads to rendezvous with asteroid in deep space.
Baby Chacma baboons are not alone in facing their greatest threat from within.
It bounced 1km off the surface and landed in a shadow - but still managed to send back a picture.
The chase is over. For the first time a spacecraft has landed on a comet, but will it stick?
The culmination of a 10-year mission will unfold live tonight, 480 million km from Earth.
A University of Otago study has revealed why men are from Mars, and women are from Venus.
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