Science Media Centre

Science Media Centre

In the News

3 News/NZPA: The future is ‘beautifully black’, say berrygrowers

Peter Griffin posted in on July 13th, 2010.

International research into the health benefits of blackcurrants has local berry growers thinking of ways to sell more of their product. Research has shown that blackcurrants contain compounds which could help eyesight, improve decision-making when stressed, and improve circulation. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Scientists at the Second International Blackcurrant Association Conference recently held […]

NZ Herald: Girl’s sight restored in NZ first

Peter Griffin posted in on December 7th, 2009.

Martin Johnson from the NZ Herald reports on the results of a rare surgical procedure used to restore a NZ child’s sight. An excerpt: (read in full here) “Natalya Skelton went blind in one eye when she was 3 after suffering a severe complication from a virus. But now, three years later, after an international […]

Copyright 2017 Science Media Centre (New Zealand)

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy