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Media releases

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Wakas bring microplastics to Wellington

23 February 2018, by Lynne

Throughout the Waka Odyssey from Napier to Wellington one waka, Te Matau a Maui gathered samples of microplastics. Scientists will now analyse them.

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Beating the flu

22 February 2018

SHIVERS-II (Southern Hemisphere Influenza and Vaccine Effectiveness Research and Surveillance) has arrived in Wellington!

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Solving crime with STRmix

9 February 2018

An innovative New Zealand product has helped in the breakthrough of a brutal triple murder case in the US.

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Risk landscape for food safety

26 January 2018, by Lynne st. Clair_Chapman

The New Zealand Food Safety Science & Research Centre has launched an exciting initiative to provide access to capability, resources and research projects.