Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington is a university in Wellington, New Zealand. It was established in 1897 by Act of Parliament, and was a constituent college of the University of New Zealand. The university is well known for its programmes in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines, and offers a broad range of other courses.

Website
https://www.victoria.ac.nz/
Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria_University_of_Wellington
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Earth Sciences

A well-balanced ecosystem uses water most efficiently

Modern human activity adds large amounts of nutrients to the environment, especially nitrogen, which is added faster than other nutrients. Although plants depend on nitrogen to live and grow, an excess of a single nutrient ...

Biotechnology

Teaching a computer program to track cells

Following the minuscule movements of every cell in a petri dish would be a painstaking task for any human. But teach a set of computer programs to do the job, and they can complete it quickly and even observe things that ...

Materials Science

Domino-like crystallization of glass

Materials in a glassy state are everywhere in our lives and have contributed to humanity for many years. Today, they play a critical role in various technologies, including optical fibers. Although we believe that glass is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Contact-tracing apps prove that they save lives

A study published today in Nature shows that the NHS COVID-19 app for digital contact tracing, based on the DP3T protocol, averted between 300,000 and 600,000 COVID-19 cases in England and Wales. The researchers used data ...