They say an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs, but did one also wipe out the Maori and the moa?
We speak to Geologist and tsunami expert Professor Ted Bryant about the 20km wide impact crater under the sea near Stewart Island, and the 200m tsunami that followed.
DUMB & DUMBER
Is the internet making you stupid? New research from Victoria University says we are no longer feeling the quality of information, just the bandwidth, as internet browsing bombards us with so much information it falls out of our heads.
It’s a fascinating interview with Dr Val Hooper of Vic Uni, but what do you think? Call us on 0800 723 465 and let us know.
WHY DID THE LETTUCE SCREAM?
The answer is not “because it saw the salad dressing”, instead, it’s worse. New research at the University of Missouri has discovered vegetables, like people whose anaesthetic doesn’t work properly, can feel themselves being eaten but can’t move, and try to release chemicals to deter their killers. Is this the end for vegetarians?
CLIMATE CHANGE: THE SCIENCE IS NOT SETTLED
That’s the overwhelming take home point from a new Rasmussen poll across America that shows two thirds of us don’t believe the evidence for human caused climate change is a slam dunk. What do you think? 0800 723 465
VASECTOMIES MAY CAUSE PROSTATE CANCER
New research shows a vasectomy increases your risk of the deadliest form of prostate cancer by 20%. It’s a cancer that one in seven men will suffer, but vasectomies boost your risk of dying by 20% as well.