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Massey University launches diagnostics company Ampersand Technologies

4th November 2021

Rapid diagnostic tests are revolutionising how the world manages disease outbreaks. At the forefront of these tests is Ampersand Technologies, a Massey University spin-out company launched in 2021 with co-investment from Massey Ventures and Matū.

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Why New Zealand's kauri dieback disease might not be a new invader.

25 July 2021

A pathogen killing our iconic kauri has likely been quietly lurking in New Zealand for hundreds of years – a finding that's led some scientists to ponder new questions about precisely how humans have influenced the rapid rise of dieback disease.

(Article by Jamie Morton, NZ Herald)