Our research community tonight gathers in Wellington for a gala dinner celebrating 150 years of our leading body for science and the humanities, the Royal Society Te Aparangi. Science reporter Jamie Morton
looks at 10 highlights in its history.
Don't bore us, get to the chorus.
That's a greatest hits album by Swedish pop rock duo Roxette, but is also seems to be the mantra for modern day pop music - which has dramatically cut its intros compared to 1980s power ballads.
A new study from Ohio State University looked at the evolution of top 10 chart-topping hits from 1986 to 2015 and found some stark changes - big hair and fashion aside.
The intros to songs, which used to average around 20 seconds in the mid-80s, are now only arou...