Massey University

Weight fixation sends unhealthy messages

Making assumptions of health based on a person’s weight is faulty, and misinformation is putting people’s physical and emotional well-being at risk, says College of Education researcher and lecturer in human development ...

Nov 05, 2008 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

Scientists nail quail mystery

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Massey biology researcher has used DNA analysis to prove quail on Tiritiri Matangi Island are Australian and not remnants of an extinct New Zealand species.

Oct 23, 2009 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

For male weta, big is better

(PhysOrg.com) -- For a male tree weta, size really is everything. In six of the seven species in New Zealand the males all sport a distinctly large head, and the bigger the head, the better the chance of mating.

Nov 18, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 9 | with audio podcast