World's first "mini-stomachs", made from stem cells, could spur research into cancer, ulcers and diabetes.
It's better than a bird, better than a plane — maybe even better than Superman. It's a flying car.
Professor clarifies statement on creation of humans after misinterpretation spreads.
A commercial space station supply ship rocket has exploded after lift-off at Virginia launch site.
Pope Francis backs the evolution theory but says there was no Big Bang without God.
Defrosting ancient poo could reintroduce some age-old bugs to the modern world, scientists say.
Cook Strait faults may be further from rupturing after last year's big Marlborough earthquakes.
Hamilton Zoo's hefty herd of white rhino are now being kept warmer and drier with a cosy new pad.
The moa was doomed the moment humans landed in NZ, new research suggests.
Infection with the virus that causes cold sores significantly increases the risk of Alzheimer's disease, a new study indicates.
A paralysed man can walk again after a revolutionary treatment hailed as "more impressive than walking on the moon".
Ever wondered what the deepest, darkest corners of space sound like? Nasa has the answer.
Globally, last month was the hottest September in 135 years of record keeping, as the Earth continues to warm.
Gisborne is currently experiencing a large earthquake - not that you'll feel it.
A machine that sends magnetic pulses into a patient’s brain has become the new frontier of depression treatment.
Thanks to their size, women are, on average, cheaper to launch and fly than men.
Ebola's not transmitted by the air, the US Center for Disease Control says. Fear and ignorance are transmitted by the air.
Scientists have revealed the origins of sex, discovering that it wasn't always performed like we do it today.
Sinkholes form when earth and rock fall into a cavity below the ground's surface.
Claims a nuclear fusion power source small enough to fit on a truck will be ready in a decade.
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