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The 2017 Prime Minister’s Science Prizes. Winners announced.

The Government of New Zealand introduced The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes in 2009 as a way of raising the profile and prestige of science among New Zealanders. There are five prizes in total with a combined value of 1 million dollars.
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Going for the Gold! Mint Innovation’s microbes and technology recover gold

With the XXIII Olympic Winter Games starting and a record-breaking 102 gold medals up for grabs this year, it got us thinking about medals…and metals in general. With so many uses from giving them as awards for super athletes, to using them in currency, trade markets, and more recently, electronics, it seems like the demand … Continue reading "Going for the Gold! Mint Innovation’s microbes and technology recover gold"
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Blood test could spot Alzheimer’s years before symptoms appear

A new diagnostic test using a few drops of blood could be used detect Alzheimer’s disease years before symptoms begin to show. By 2050 more than 170,000 New Zealanders are forecast to have dementia – the majority of which will be Alzheimer’s.
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NEW ZEALANDER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS ANNOUNCED

The New Zealander of the Year Awards Office is pleased to announce the three finalists being considered for the title of 2018 Kiwibank New Zealander of the Year. They are…..
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Gene-editing: how it could be used in NZ

Kiwis are being urged to have their say on gene-editing technologies, as our leading body for science today sets out how they could be used to combat pests or replace faulty genes.