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Tag: science

May 15, 2014

Science students will get lower fees thanks to the Budget, but all students will have to repay their loans at a higher rate. The Budget, released at 2pm today, included an additional $85 million in tuition subsidies for STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) students.

March 3, 2014

Science Faculty adapts to new environment; grows new wing

October 15, 2012

They hope the new devil worm will inspire others to search for complex life in the most extreme places—both on Earth and elsewhere.

October 1, 2012

When a male finds a female, he bites into her skin, and releases an enzyme that digests the skin of his mouth and her body, fusing the pair down to the blood-vessel level.

September 24, 2012

Those alty boners studying at Te Aro might have a fair idea about the ins-and-outs of 3D printing, I’m sure not everyone is familiar. Basically, you design your ashtray or whatever it is you want to print out on some modelling software like CAD, then send it to the printer.

September 17, 2012

The Apophis asteroid is predicted to come dangerously close in 2029, and again in 2036 if it was just teasing the first time, which isn’t great news for those of us investing in Kiwi Saver or collecting limited edition My Little Pony toys, in the hope that one day they will be worth millions.

September 10, 2012

When you get close to absolute zero (-273.15°C), a temperature where molecules stop moving, something super sweet happens with conductors.

August 20, 2012

Doing science by fucking shit up.

August 13, 2012

Look again at that dot. That’s here. That’s home. That’s us. On it everyone you love, everyone you know, everyone you ever heard of, every human being who ever was, lived out their lives.

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