Photomicrography competition zooms in on beauty too small for us to see
The winner of the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition says creating extreme close-ups givers her a "profound appreciation for the small things in life". full story
More accurate than CRISPR? Prime editing is the latest tool in the gene editing toolbox
A newly announced gene editing tool called prime editing, could be more accurate and make fewer byproducts than CRISPR-Cas9, scientists say. full story
Donald Trump's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic wilderness is dividing Indigenous Alaskans
Alaska's Indigenous tribes are fiercely proud of their land. With the Trump Government pushing to drill for oil in the state, could their protected wilderness be under threat? full story
Quote of the Day
"I date this girl for two years and then the nagging starts: I wanna know your name..." Mike Binder
1967 - Denny Hulme wins Formula One title
In 1967 Denny Hulme became the first – and so far only – New Zealander to win the Formula One World Championship. more...
1972 - Death of poet James K. Baxter
Acknowledged as one of New Zealand’s most accomplished poets, Baxter had devoted the last years of his life to social work among alcoholics and drug addicts. He died in Auckland, aged 46. more...
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