Sea lion colony confirmed, but work still needed

While celebrating the Department of Conservation's announcement of a New Zealand sea lion (rāpoka) breeding colony on Stewart Island, a Massey University marine mammal specialist is calling further action to protect the ...

The mechanics of a parkour landing

Have you ever watched a person leaping from buildings or vaulting over railings and wondered, "How did they do that?"

App for keeping an eye on the kids at the pool

For many, it would not be summer without a day at the public swimming pool. Now a design student has created a concept for an app that prompts parents and guardians to keep an eye on their kids.

Oganesson—the black sheep of the noble gases

Scientists at Massey University have been involved in calculating the structure of oganesson, a relatively new element which has proved elusive to study.

Emergency preparedness only for the privileged

Storing food and other supplies in case of a disaster is out of the question for people who cannot afford the basics for everyday living – a key issue that needs to be addressed by emergency preparedness agencies, according ...

School driving lessons offer multiple benefits

Compulsory driver's licence education at secondary schools is being endorsed by new research from Massey University on the grounds it will make a big difference in helping young people get jobs.

Bryde's whales share secrets with their fins

Research into the long-term survival and abundance of the Hauraki Gulf's Bryde's whale population has used photographs of their fins to aid efforts in improving the management of the small population.

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