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Biological curiosities with Alison Campbell – Radio NZ

John Kerr posted in on August 30th, 2012.

Radio New Zealand’s Jim Mora talks  to University of Waikato’s Alison Campbell, who is trying to stimulate interest in science by sharing what she calls the strange and sometimes downright kinky – curiosities of the animal world.  

Dom Post: Have faith that scientists will save the planet

Peter Griffin posted in on March 1st, 2010.

Bob Brockie writes in the Dominion Post on the promise that science can save the planet from climate change. He writes about some of the exciting new science currently being undertaken, including the work of genetic engineers who have developed a means of making biofuel which does not compete with food crops. An excerpt: (read […]

Biology, physics and chemistry are out, “science for life” is in

Peter Griffin posted in on October 17th, 2008.

You’ve got to have sympathy for battling science teachers like Dawn Garbett, who writing in the Herald this week expressed her dismay at the state of science education at primary school level. As the National Education Monitoring Project results have illustrated, we’ve got a problem with science education. Kids start out enthusiastic about the subject, […]

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