28/09/2010

    A new lizard species for science was recently discovered by the scientists from the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources (VAST, Vietnam), the Zoological Research Museum Alexander...

28/09/2010

On the basics of the scientific and technological project at the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology level (2008-2009), the Institute of Natural Products Chemistry successfully studied the...

10/08/2010

In 2010, the International Year of Biodiversity, IUCN together with its members and partners want to see the biodiversity at the top of the global agenda, leading to stronger action from all...

02/08/2010

The more an older woman weighs, the worse her memory, according to new research from Northwestern Medicine. The effect is more pronounced in women who carry excess weight around their hips, known...

02/08/2010

Working overtime can take its toll on more than just sanity. It might be bad for the heart, a new study reveals. Among 6,014 people followed for about 11 years, those who worked 10 or more hours a...

02/08/2010

Trying to stay ahead of a deadly disease that has wiped out more than 100 species, scientists at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute continue to discover new frog species in...

02/08/2010

Spices will do more than just enhance the taste of ground beef. They may also cut down on the risk of compounds that can cause cancer.

07/06/2010

Just one sleepless night can hamper the body"s ability to use insulin to process sugar in the bloodstream, according to a study which scientists say might help explain why diabetes is on the rise.

07/06/2010

Vitamins and calcium supplements appear to reduce the risk of breast cancer, according to findings presented at the American Association for Cancer Research 101st Annual Meeting 2010.

03/06/2010

Space physicists from the University of Leicester are part of an international team that has identified the impact of the Sun on Mars" atmosphere. Writing in the AGU journal Geophysics Research...

03/06/2010

The ability to taste and smell can be lost or impaired after a head injury, according to a new study by scientists from the Université de Montréal, the Lucie Bruneau Rehabilitation Centre, as well...

01/06/2010

A new genus and species of snakes was described by the Russian and Vietnamese scientists based on the type material from Loc Bac forest, Lam Dong Province.

01/06/2010

The permanent darkness of the ocean depths is home to a far greater range of animals, from luminous jellyfish to tubeworms that live off oil seeping from the seabed, than previously thought,...

01/06/2010

Researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev are developing a new device that detects cancerous skin tumors, including melanomas that aren"t visible to the naked eye.

01/06/2010

The description of a new species of geckos from northern Vietnam was published in Zootaxa (No. 2329, 2010) by the scientists from the Zoological Museum Dresden, Cologne Zoo (Germany); Institute of...

01/06/2010

Communities blighted by water hyacinth may soon view the aquatic weed as an asset rather than a scourge, thanks to a technique devised in the Philippines to turn the plant into a textile.

01/06/2010

More than 350 new species, including a flying frog and the world’s smallest deer, have been discovered in the Eastern Himalayas, a WWF report has revealed. But this treasure trove of biological...

01/06/2010

A new species of treefrogs genus Theloderma was discovered by a group of American and Vietnamese herpetologists from the Hoang Lien Mountain of northwestern Vietnam. The name of this new species,...

01/06/2010

A McGill researcher has discovered a near-complete skull of a primitive "dugong" illuminating a virtually unknown period in Madagascar fossil history.

01/06/2010

China"s failure to control nitrogen emissions could mar its success in reducing environmental levels of sulphur dioxide (SO2), a new study finds. Both nitrogen and sulphur emissions are major...

01/06/2010

Several decades ago scientists discovered that the Moon, long thought to have no atmosphere, actually does have an extremely thin exosphere. Scientists generally believe that the ions that make up...

01/06/2010

Astronomers have discovered the youngest extra-solar planet around a solar-type star, named BD+20 1790b. The discovery has just been published in the journal Astronomy & Astrophysics.

01/06/2010

Scientists are reporting the first identification of substances involved in the Jekyll-and-Hyde transformation that changes harmless marine bacteria into killers that cause "coral bleaching." Their...

01/06/2010

Technology designed to blast aliens in computer games is part of a new GPU (Graphics Processing Units) computer cluster that will process CSIRO research data thousands of times faster and more...

01/06/2010

Scientists urgently need to agree on universal criteria for monitoring and assessing land degradation around the world, according to a report.

01/06/2010

On Wednesday Intel shifted its Tera-scale Computing Research Program into second gear by demonstrating a 48-core x86 processor. The company is intending to use the new chip as a research platform...

01/06/2010

Combining satellite data with mobile phones offers cheap and effective tools for managing fires, says South African scientist Philip Frost.   South Africa, like much of the continent, is home to...

01/06/2010

An anti-toxin that protects against ricin poisoning is to move into production for the first time. It is the result of eight years of work by researchers at the Defence Science and Technology...

01/06/2010

European astronomers announced they had found 32 new planets orbiting stars outside our solar system and said on Monday they believe their find means that 40 percent or more of Sun-like stars have...

01/06/2010

U.S. researchers have discovered antiviral proteins in cells that naturally fight off influenza infections, a finding that may lead to better ways to make vaccines and protect people against the flu.

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