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The Press: Worrying trend revealed

Peter Griffin posted in on December 16th, 2010.

Rebecca Todd writes in The Press about new research from Canterbury University showing that children with asthma are more likely to fall significantly behind their peers in reading during their first year in school, than their non-asthmatic counterparts. The study, which followed almost 300 five year old children between 2005 and 2008, with researchers now […]

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The Press: Fault changes may be good for Canty

Peter Griffin posted in on September 15th, 2010.

Paul Gorman writes in The Press that scientists believe that the earthquake which shook Canterbury last weekend could have had a beneficial effect: the timing of next big earthquake in the region could have been pushed back. A number of faults moved during the earthquake, although it is too early to say yet whether any […]

The Press: Nanotechnology focus of festival

Peter Griffin posted in on August 2nd, 2010.

Paul Gorman writes in The Press about the month-long festival – dedicated to all things nanotechnological – which is about to begin in Christchurch. The festival will feature work by artists, scientists and a playwright, as well as various public lectures and interviews. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Canterbury University physicist and nanotechnologist Associate […]

The Press: Scientists plan to drill deep into Alpine Fault

Peter Griffin posted in on July 27th, 2010.

Paul Gorman writes in The Press about work by international scientists, to take place on NZ’s West Coast, aiming to understand how large faults evolve and generate earthquakes. The scientists will drill down into the Alpine Fault on the South Island – one of only a few such sites in the world. An excerpt: (read […]

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