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“Eat More Protein To Lose Weight,” Study Says

Including enough protein in our diets, rather than simply cutting calories, is key to preventing excessive consumption of fats and carbohydrates, says a new study.

EIU IT Industry Competitiveness Index: Seven APAC Economies In Top 20

Seven Asia Pacific economies have entered the Top 20 list of the most competitive IT economies in the world.

South Korea Tops ITU Ranking Of Information & Communication Technology

In a global study of information and communication technology (ICT) competitiveness, Asian economic powerhouse South Korea has been ranked as the world’s most advanced ICT economy.

Australia & NZ Submit Proposal To Host The Square Kilometer Array Telescope

Australia and New Zealand have submitted a joint written proposal to host the Square Kilometer Array radio telescope, a US$2.59 billion international project and one of the most ambitious of our time.

Malaysia To Accede To 1959 Antarctic Treaty & Madrid Protocol

The Malaysian Cabinet has decided to accede to the 1959 Antarctic Treaty, a move which is expected to boost the country’s current scientific research efforts on the continent to a whole new level.

New Zealand Awards 19 Grants For Science & Tech Innovation

The New Zealand Ministry of Science and Innovation has awarded 19 businesses US$41 million worth of technology grants over three years to help them commercialize their products and services.

Research Unlocks Genetic Variants That Cause Multiple Sclerosis

An international team of scientists has identified the major common genetic variants that contribute to the cause of the devastating neurologic disease, multiple sclerosis.

Older New Zealanders Underestimate Their Risk Of Deadly Skin Cancer

New Zealanders aged 60 and over falsely believe they are at low risk of the fatal skin cancer melanoma, according to a new study.

Drug From New Zealand Kills Cancer Cells By Starving Them Of Glucose

Scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand have designed a new compound that starves certain cancer cells of glucose, depriving them of energy and causing them to die.