Massey University

Massey University was established in 1927 as a public university in New Zealand. Today, Massey University has three campuses, Manawatu, Albany, and Wellington with satellite facilities throughout New Zealand and a distance learning component. Massey University's student body consists of 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students with a strong emphasis in agriculture, aviation, science and veterinary medicine. Massey also has New Zealand's largest business college.

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External Relations Massey University Private Bag 11 222 Palmerston North 4442 New Zealand
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Yeast key to understanding cell division

A team of scientists has discovered that a protein in common baker's yeast helps control cell division โ€“ findings that may have implications for understanding diseases such as cancer. A protein called Yih1, for Yeast Homologue ...

dateJul 16, 2015 in Cell & Microbiology
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Advancing the science of native species reintroduction

Although New Zealand has a long history of attempting to reintroduce native species into their former habitats, projects have been poorly conceived, poorly monitored and had poor success say New Zealand's leading reintroduction ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Ecology
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Corals need more than warm water to grow

Ecologists from Massey University, the Australian Institute of Marine Science and the University of Queensland have debunked a commonly held belief that ocean warming will lead to coral reef expansion into temperate seas.

dateJun 05, 2015 in Environment
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Bi-annual bat birthing helps Ebola persist

A bat-filled tree has been touted as the source of the on-going Ebola epidemic in Western Africa โ€“ now research from Massey University suggests that the twice yearly birthing of bats may also be responsible for maintaining ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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