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The image shows Todd Muller who says his focus was the economy, saving jobs and getting the economy to grow again. Photo: Lynn Grieveson (Newsroom)

26 May 2020

Opinion: New National leader Todd Muller needs a fresh new campaign message to show the party is taking post-Covid needs into account, writes Jennifer Lees-Marshment.

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  • 25 May 2020

    Making the natural world the foundation of all school education systems has long been the ambition of the University of Auckland’s Dr Sally Birdsall, who recently had the chance to influence a global audience.

  • 25 May 2020

    Opinion: Sense of smell loss is linked to neurodegenerative diseases and to Covid-19. Research on the nose could help determine their cause, writes Maurice Curtis.

  • 25 May 2020

    A cheeky but lovable bear has attracted an international following since his adventures during lockdown have been shared daily on social media.

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  • 26 May 2020

    Surgeons are using AI-driven software developed by the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI) to operate on the knees of young patients, and have shown that it could dramatically reduce the recovery time of patients receiving a high-tibial osteotomy.

  • 25 May 2020

    Ventilators save lives, but treating patients with mechanical ventilators is not without risk, a risk that Dr Haribalan Kumar, Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), plans to reduce with a technology that will allow for more precise and dynamic monitoring of lung function at the bedside of a patient being treated with a ventilator.

  • 25 May 2020

    Opinion: Sense of smell loss is linked to neurodegenerative diseases and to Covid-19. Research on the nose could help determine their cause, writes Maurice Curtis.

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