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



 



A genetic helping hand for conservation

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 21:06:00 +1200

Four scientists talk about genetics and how it can help in the conservation of rare birds such as little spotted kiwi.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20170720-2106-a_genetic_helping_hand_for_conservation-128.mp3




Canine DNA and 'Darwin's Dogs'

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:07:00 +1200

Kiwi canine DNA has been collected as part of a global project, called Darwin's Dogs, investigating the genes behind the personalities of dogs.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20170713-2107-canine_dna_and_darwins_dogs-128.mp3




Migraines - much more than a headache

Thu, 13 Jul 2017 21:06:00 +1200

Migraines are debilitating headaches, and Debbie Hay says that new drugs targeting the pain hormone CGRP are showing lots of promise.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20170713-2106-migraines_-_much_more_than_a_headache-128.mp3




The science of a water aquifer

Thu, 06 Jul 2017 21:06:00 +1200

What is the Waiwhetu aquifer, where does its water come from, and what does it mean for the Wellington region - Alison Ballance investigates.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20170706-2106-the_science_of_a_water_aquifer-128.mp3




Southern island sanctuary for rare birds

Thu, 29 Jun 2017 21:06:00 +1200

Putauhinu, one of the southern Tītī Islands, has become a remarkable rat-free sanctuary, gifting rare land birds to other islands.


Media Files:
http://podcast.radionz.co.nz/ocw/ocw-20170629-2106-sanctuary_putauhinu_island_of_the_birds-128.mp3