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The $1 million mystery of 1000 hot springs

By sampling hot pools in the Taupō Volcanic Zone for more than two years, scientists at the University of Canterbury have provided unique insight into...

Making rocket launching faster, cheaper, better

A noteworthy test of launching rockets is fuel movement inside the tanks impacting the trajectory of rockets through resonance. Substantial mechanical rings inside fuel...

DNA could help save threatened species

University of Canterbury specialists is gathering DNA data from one of Aotearoa New Zealand's most undermined freshwater fish– the Canterbury mudfish (kōwaro) – with...

First human scanned with next-generation 3D color medical scanner

Scientists at the Universities of Canterbury and Otago have developed a revolutionary new 3D color medical scanner that is expected to revolutionize medical imaging globally. Dubbed as...

Shrinking rivers affect fish populations

New research from the University of Canterbury distributed today has discovered that a shrinking river is less able to help larger predatory fish, for...

Scientists to reveal impact of Airbnb accommodation on Canterbury tourism

The University of Canterbury (UC) and Christchurch NZ are cooperating on the project, which will investigate the financial, social and natural effect of Airbnb...

Student develops new 3D-printed water filter to save lives

UC Master of Engineering student Benjamin Houlton from the University of Canterbury is developing 3D-printed water filters that can enhance water quality in developing countries. He is...

Smart software sniffs sick strain of Salmonella

Dr Nicole Wheeler from the University of Canterbury in collaboration with Associate Professor Paul Gardner from the Helmholtz Institute has developed a smart software to...

Enlightening reliability of child witnesses

A new research in historical German forensic psychology enlightens the reliability of witness declaration, especially in situations where kids show up as indictment witnesses. The study...

Scientists revolutionising x-ray scanning technology

The joint venture between the University of Canterbury, University of Otago, and MARS Bioimaging Ltd, known as the MARS Program, is creating a spectral...

People show automatic biases towards darker-coloured robots, Study

A research by the University of Canterbury found that individuals have comparable automatic biases towards darker-colored robots as they do toward individuals with darker...

Scientists developed a neuromorphic computer chip that mimics the brain

University of Canterbury (UC) Physics Professor Simon Brown is building up a neuromorphic computer chip that may take care of one of the most...

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