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Newsletter Digest: Dietary supplements, a genetics roundtable and the Rutherford Medal

Peter Griffin posted in on November 20th, 2009.

Briefing: dietary supplements Dietary supplements such as multivitamin tablets and energy drinks are an increasingly common part of our lives, but should they be? Concerns have been sparked recently by the availability of ultra-high caffeine energy drinks, the proliferation of people taking (often large) doses of vitamins/minerals every day, and an industry which appears to […]

NZ Herald/Dom Post: Science Honours Dinner 2009

Peter Griffin posted in on November 20th, 2009.

Eloise Gibson of the New Zealand Herald and Kiran Chug of the Dominion Post report on the top science award given to NZ scientist Professor Peter Hunter at the Royal Society’s annual Science Honours Dinner. The Rutherford Medal, which comes with $100,000 in prize money,is the country’s top science award, and was given to Professor […]

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