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Getting out in the field and the lab to bring you New Zealand stories about science, nature and the environment.

    Restoration - battling predators and planting trees

    Restoration - battling predators and planting trees

    Katy Gosset speaks to a PhD student designing new tech to catch predators and Claire Concannon meets the team who are working to restore a unique landscape on the South Island's West Coast.

    • 26 min
    100 years of radio and the spectrum of light

    100 years of radio and the spectrum of light

    On the 100th anniversary of radio in Aotearoa, Claire Concannon learns about the very first broadcast, explores how radio works, and finds out about current research into communicating using light.

    • 27 min
    Sniffing out cancer

    Sniffing out cancer

    Claire visits the team at K9 Medical Detection Charitable Trust to learn how their dogs are being trained to detect bowel and prostate cancer.

    • 28 min
    Tōtara treasure hunt

    Tōtara treasure hunt

    Claire Concannon hits the Central Otago hills with Botany PhD student Ben Teele to imagine the landscape as it use to be, and to follow the clues to find leftover pockets of tōtara trees.

    • 28 min
    Favourite plants

    Favourite plants

    Claire Concannon hears how the the New Zealand Plant Conservation Network's favourite plant competition is shaping up, while Katy Gosset learns about research to improve the quality and growth efficiency of grapevines.

    • 30 min
    The details behind the data

    The details behind the data

    This week on Our Changing World, Aotearoa Science Agency's Damian Christie speaks to three scientists about the world of data.
     

    • 28 min

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