A 15-year-old school student has developed a new test that could detect cancerous tumours before they become too advanced to treat.
Wellington philanthropist Gareth Morgan has announced his latest project: to make the whole of Stewart Island predator-free.
It's being described as one of the most exciting developments in in-vitro fertilisation treatment in decades.
Parliament has passed amendments to the Crown Minerals Amendment Act which restrict anti-mining protests.
Scientists found that most Europeans had common ancestors living just 1,000 years ago.
New research is revealing how bacteria in our gut affects our health.
People with cancer may soon be given a new form of treatment which singles out genes that are linked to the disease.
A young Kiwi film student will be heading to Nepal in June to produce a documentary about the need for infant incubators in the Himalayas.
A two-year-old girl born without a windpipe now has a new one grown from her own stem cells.
Until now there's been no way to restore the function of the heart once it has failed.
What links the Boston Marathon attack, the Texas fertiliser plant disaster and Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic?
Nearly 24,000 people have signed a petition against animal testing of so-called "legal highs".
Scientists are investigating whether bacteria which can soothe your stomach could also help lift your mood.
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The two parties have settled a long-running legal battle which involves a financ...
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