Veronika Meduna gets a preview of the soon-to-open Australian Synchrotron in Melbourne, an electron accelerator which will be used by a number of New Zealand research groups, and talks to several New Zealanders who were involved in its construction.


Dean Williams speaks to the Chief Executive and Secretary for the Environment, Hugh Logan, and the Ministry for the Environment's manager in the reporting and review group, Julia Porter, about the OECD's Environmental Performance Review.


Three years after the completion of the Human Genome Project, Louise Wallace talks to Peter Hunter, Merrin Tawhai and Mark Jacobs, researchers for the Physiome Project at the Institute of Bioengineering at the University of Auckland, to find out where genetic research is heading.