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Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling

Adolescents playing video games that offer randomised rewards to increase competitive advantage could be being exposed to mechanisms that are psychologically similar to gambling, according to new research just published in Nature Human Behaviour.

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis

A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide case-control study of the disease leptospirosis.

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes

A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays

Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays.

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A list of all Massey News articles in chronological order.

Road rules for gene transfer are written in DNA
Wednesday 20 June 2018
A new discovery suggests that bacteria's ability to transfer genes, like those associated with antibiotic resistance, are governed by a previously unknown set of rules that are written in the DNA of...
HRC funding puts care of Pasifika elders under spotlight
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Pacific elders (Matua) are traditionally cared for at home by extended family who consider it a blessing, not a burden. A Massey University study will investigate how these traditions are being...
Campus innovation project celebrated
Tuesday 19 June 2018
The three-year Living Lab innovation project, Pukeahu ki Tua on the Wellington campus, may have closed but the mauri (life force) of the project has been passed back to the campus to ensure the work...
More than $1m secured in HRC funding to reduce burden of leptospirosis
Tuesday 19 June 2018
A Massey-led study has been awarded $1,199,841 from the latest Health Research Council of New Zealand (HRC) funding round to undertake a nationwide case-control study of the disease leptospirosis.
Opinion: Where wisdom meets technology
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Some of the world's smartest people have warned us about unchecked technological development, so we need wisdom guide the development of information systems.
New Zealanders’ exposure to environmental chemicals
Tuesday 19 June 2018
New research from the Centre for Public Health Research shows for the first time the levels of certain environmental chemicals in the New Zealand population.
Videogame loot boxes similar to gambling
Tuesday 19 June 2018
Adolescents playing video games that offer randomised rewards to increase competitive advantage could be being exposed to mechanisms that are psychologically similar to gambling, according to new...
Drama sheds spotlight on Japanese law and order
Monday 18 June 2018
A deep drama depicting the fears of a modern-day society, next month's Japanese film portrays the distress of the family of a juvenile criminal and the conflicts of the detective ordered to protect...
Renewed calls for sugar, tobacco and alcohol taxes
Monday 18 June 2018
A Massey University professor is among an international group drawn from academia and international agencies, calling for taxes on sugar, tobacco and alcohol.
C-Dax pasture metre robot at Fieldays
Saturday 16 June 2018
Does the future of farming have autonomous robots in our fields? Massey researchers think it does, and they are showcasing the future of farming at the C-Dax stand at National Fieldays.
Meat alternatives at Fieldays
Friday 15 June 2018
A good curry could be made with chicken, beef, tofu or even meat-like alternatives from plant proteins like Sunfed Meats, but Massey's stand at National Fieldays will give crowds a taste for another...
Collision repair study paints worrying picture
Thursday 14 June 2018
Workers exposed to solvents in the vehicle collision repair industry are at greater risk of adverse health effects compared to construction workers.
Health important to ‘future farming’ at Fieldays
Thursday 14 June 2018
The 'future of farming' theme at this year's National Fieldays is about more than just technology to change industries, it is also about the knowledge to lead healthier lives.
Cultural factors key to health of older Māori
Wednesday 13 June 2018
New research suggests more focus in the health sector is needed to foster culturally appropriate food practices for older Māori.
Is there substance behind Trump-Kim accord?
Wednesday 13 June 2018
This week's watershed summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was a mixed success, top-heavy with imagery and 'smile diplomacy' but light on concrete initiatives...
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