The latest New Zealand International Science Festival has ''more than delivered'' on its promise to ''leave the boring bits behind'' and successfully brought science to the public, organisers said yesterday.
Expect the unexpected in Dunedin this week. The 2014 New Zealand International Science Festival will be another explosion of experimental fun. Nigel Benson buckles on his crash helmet.
A Scottish stunt scientist who specialises in unusual experiments has been confirmed for this year's New Zealand International Science Festival in Dunedin.
Ryan Johnson grew up in New Zealand dreaming of becoming ''one of those marine biologists you read about in novels''.
To some, a good whisky can taste like honey and spice with a hint of smoky peat.
All indications are the International Science Festival, held in Dunedin during the past week, is attracting more visitors from out of town, festival director Chris Green says.
You could forgive Zin Aung for feeling a little stripped back.
Deer pizzle is not often used in cooking, and a group offered some as a soup yesterday could tell you why.
Since ancient times, women have been "wonderful heroines and role models" in science and a group of young women were yesterday encouraged to continue their legacy.
Those interested in shaping the future should pay attention to the relationship between business and science, Sir Ray Avery says.
As science and technology lovers from as far afield as Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch descend on Dunedin for next week's science festivities, locals are urged to get tickets early or risk missing out.
Dr Jilly Evans may not believe in the concept of a fountain of youth, but there are ways to postpone our passing. Shane Gilchrist discusses longevity, love and laughter with one of the star guests of the New Zealand International Science Festival, which begins in Dunedin today.
The lyrics from one of teen heart-throb Justin Bieber's love songs have been turned into a more intellectual song about science.
United States astronaut Stephanie Wilson might describe herself as a civil servant, but she's one with a rare perk - a commute into space. Shane Gilchrist reports.
Professor Jean Fleming has become the second person to be awarded a life membership of the New Zealand International Science Festival.
The top two mental inches between winning and losing will be studied at the 2012 New Zealand International Science Festival.
A tip for those parents who want their children to become leading plastic surgeons - go and buy some modelling clay.
Appearances by United States science rap singer Tom McFadden and an unusual "dining in the dark" experience will feature in Dunedin's latest New Zealand International Science Festival.
The formula for the New Zealand International Science Festival was just right, says festival director Sue Clarke.
New Zealanders were "living in an age of anxiety" about energy issues, Radio New Zealand host Kim Hill said yesterday.