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Young Kiwi scientist competes at Google Science Fair
Fri, 26th Jul 2019
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entrepreneur
At this time of year there are plenty of foggy patches around the country – but what if it was possible to turn that fog into drinkable water?.
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Medical imaging equipment market poised for growth
Fri, 7th Jun 2019
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it in healthcare
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science
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medical science
Global medical imaging market set to hit $44bn by 2025, driven by tech innovations and R&D investments.
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Experts: Why the Black Hole Photo matters
Fri, 12th Apr 2019
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university of canterbury
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auckland university
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science
NASA's release of the first photograph of a black hole has sparked media interest and proven the accuracy of decades of scientific work.
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Melbourne Uni & DARPA to shape AI for scientific decision-making
Wed, 3rd Apr 2019
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ai
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science
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university of melbourne
An international research program will use artificial intelligence to help evaluate the credibility of scientific evidence used to make decisions.
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Biotech on the cusp of a massive growth surge
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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science
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biotech
New Zealand's biotech industry could boost GDP to $182bn in 12 years, says BiotechNZ executive director Dr Zahra Champion.
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AU behind in robot uptake, NZ named IoT leader - report ranks countries on digital tech
Fri, 24th Nov 2017
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digital transformation
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iot
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ai
The report shows how Australia, New Zealand and other OECD countries are pushing ahead in developing new digital technologies.
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Alibaba & quantum computing 'dream team' build new laboratory in Shanghai
Fri, 4th Aug 2017
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cloud services
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quantum computing
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alibaba
An Alibaba cloud computing subsidiary has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).
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Story Buffering 79% ... low quality video makes us sad
Thu, 22nd Jun 2017
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video
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digital entertainment
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akamai
New research discovers the physical and emotional responses humans have to low-quality or buffering video content. Surprise, we don't like it at all.
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Remote observation tech gives classrooms an Ocean view
Wed, 7th Jun 2017
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climate change
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science
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technology in the classroom
Using tech-enabled ocean observation tools, a teacher in Hampton Hill School is bringing the science of the seas into her classroom.
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Science is alive and well in South Auckland schools
Wed, 31st May 2017
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science
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southsci
Schools in South Auckland partner with STEM sponsors for new science projects, from beehive monitoring to robotic watering systems.
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Nelson biology students work with scientists in the field
Mon, 22nd May 2017
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cawthron institute
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nmit
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university of otago
Nearly 200 Year 13 Biology students get hands-on science experience at the Cawthron Aquaculture Park, working with mussels and earning NCEA credits.
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Hutt Valley teacher paves the way for tech, wins a Prime Minister’s Prize
Wed, 29th Mar 2017
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cloud services
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government
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science
Primary school teacher awarded Prime Minister's Science Prize for her work in science education. $150k prize awarded, $100k to school.
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Govt's Innovative fund opens to ECE
Wed, 8th Feb 2017
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edutech
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nz
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government
The Government has extended its innovative teaching fund to early education teachers, allowing them to apply for the $18 million Teacher-led Innovation Fund.
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Researchers use brain-scanning tech to ‘read’ students’ brains
Tue, 2nd Aug 2016
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edutech
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science
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education
Mind-boggling tech breakthrough: Carnegie Mellon researchers develop a method to 'read' brain activity in students solving math problems.
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2016 Secondary Teacher Census: Ministry wants educator involvement
Thu, 24th Mar 2016
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edutech
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nz
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ministry of education
Secondary teachers in New Zealand schools are being invited to take part in the 2016 Secondary Teacher Census.
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BioLumic: Using the near-magical properties of UV light to increase crop production
Mon, 14th Mar 2016
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science
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sotw
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startups
BioLumic's UV light technology is revolutionizing commercial agriculture, increasing crop yields without genetic modification or chemicals.
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Publons: Speeding up science through the power of peer review
Mon, 1st Feb 2016
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science
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startups
Publons revolutionizes peer review process while providing credit to reviewers, attracting significant investment.
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3D tech helps Kiwi scientists understand more about genes
Wed, 13th Jan 2016
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3d
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science
Scientists working in NZ are using 3D technologies, namely 3D digital models, to understand more about how gene crowding affects cell development.
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Engender: Laser guided sperm
Mon, 12th Oct 2015
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science
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sotw
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startups
Engender Technologies is using laser photonics to sort bull semen by sex, helping dairy farmers increase their income.
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3D printing a priority for schools, says Wanhao
Mon, 22nd Jun 2015
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edutech
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3d printing
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science
Wanhao champions 3D printing in NZ schools to prep kids for tech-driven future jobs, forming curriculum partnerships.
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Wallace Corp backs Ligar to commercialise novel polymer products
Thu, 12th Feb 2015
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kiwinet
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wine
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callaghan innovation
Ligar, a startup developing molecularly imprinted polymers (MIPs), has secured an investment of hundreds of thousands of dollars from Wallace Corp,.
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Expert: ‘e’ tag in eResearch will eventually disappear...
Thu, 3rd Jul 2014
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edutech
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eresearch
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science
The eResearch New Zealand Conference focuses on challenges of data processing and collaboration for researchers.
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3D printers add a new dimension to technology
Wed, 18th Jun 2014
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3d printing
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schools
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nz
Students at Hutt Intermediate School are learning about technology from a different angle, thanks to an inspiring presentation on 3D printing and its application in the future.
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Tech sector concerned at slip in education standards
Mon, 30th Dec 2013
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nz
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ict
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government
The fastest growing industry sector in New Zealand has reacted strongly to an international report that shows New Zealand has slipped backwards in education standards when compared to other OECD countries.