11/11/2013

Two species including Arisaema/ Martius were observed during field trips near the peak of Hon Ba Mountain.

28/10/2013

Geostachys annamensis is one of Vietnam’s endemic gingers – the species was described in 1921 with specimens collected in Da Lat City by Henry Nicholas Ridley Cecil Boden Kloss (1877–1949), a...

21/10/2013

Coral reef is estimated to cover over 284,300 km2, with Southeast Asia accounting for 32.2%. Coral reefs are home for more than 4,000 tropical fishes and fishes living in coral reef with high...

23/09/2013

Experts in botany from the Institute of Southern Bionomics under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) have discovered and made public a new species named Leonid crocus (Curcuma...

22/08/2013

“Research on marine geology and geophysics” is a scientific publication of the Institute of Marine Geology and Geophysics (IMGG). The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology covered part of the...

05/08/2013

At 04:48 am Japan time (02:24 am Vietnam time) on August 4th 2013, at Yoshinobu launching pad at Tanegashima space centre, Vietnam’s micro satellite Pico Dragon was carried into space on Japan’s...

05/08/2013

Organic substances, N and P from daily sewage and human production activities are the main causes for eutrophycation in freshwater. The interior surface waters of Vietnam, especially lakes and...

15/07/2013

Scientists and economic experts forecast that the 21st century is the century of oceans. Vietnam is among few nations that has marine exclusive economic zone of one million cubic kilometers....

17/06/2013

From May 17th to 19th 2013, at Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) continued testing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to...

10/06/2013

Two days after the successful launching of VNREDSat-1 satellite into its orbit on May 7th 2013, the VNREDSat-1 successfully took photos and transmitted them to the ground photo receiving stations...

03/06/2013

A new species of the genus Gekko was discovered in Cao Bang Province (Vietnam) and Guangxi Province (China). The new species, Gekko adleri (Nguyen, Wang, Yang, Lehmann, Le, Ziegler & Bonkowski,...

27/05/2013

In February 2013, scientists from the Institute of Tropical Biology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and Berlin Cave Association of the Federal Republic of German conducted a...

13/05/2013

In Vietnam, scientists from the HTI Corp under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) successfully produced UAV. This is the result of the project on studying a group of UAV for...

22/04/2013

Nowadays, there is increased demand for dental care. To meet this demand, dentists have made great process in using more aesthetic and safer materials in the oral environment. One of these...

19/02/2013

In support of projects VN CBD 600174 funded by IUCN NL and09-92488-000-GSS by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, scientists at the Southern Institute of Ecology, formerly known as...

27/12/2012

Over the past twenty years, the Applied Electronics Department under the Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Physics has been the unit that studies and manufactures exact measuring devices and automatic...

13/11/2012

Resulted from the cooperation program in biodiversity research, a new species of snake, namely David’s Wolf Snake Lycodon davidi Vogel, Nguyen, Kingsada & Ziegler, 2012, was discovered by the...

05/11/2012

For a long time, dog is a close, intelligent and loyal to its owner and is tamed by people. Dog has special ability that other animals do not have: eyes can see through the darkness and nose can...

22/10/2012

Description of a new species of the snake genus Oligodon was recently published by a team of French, Vietnamese, Chinese, and German scientists in Zootaxa (No. 3498, September 2012) on the basis of...

24/09/2012

Thermal spraying techniques are coating processes in which solid materials (powder, rods, wire or cored form) are introduced into the high-energy flow of material (combustion flame or plasma jet)...

18/09/2012

The Dendrobium farinatum is an endemic species to Vietnam  according to a 2004 article titled “ein neues Dendrobium der Sektion breviflores aus Vietnam” 1 by a German magazine.

10/09/2012

Although in the beginning of the 21st century fossil fuels still play a key role in providing energy, we are on the way of exhausting the resource, which is also the main perpetrator causing...

20/08/2012

Vietnam’s seashore stretches more than 3,260 kilometres with an area of over 1,000,000 km2. Each year, this seashore brings in more than two million tonnes of the global harvest of more than 90...

09/07/2012

Researchers from the Centre for Biodiversity and Development presented, at a field in Phu My commune on March 29th and 30th, a programme to study the preservation of the ecology and landscape of...

18/06/2012

Hericium erinaceus is a type of mushroom with valuable medical properties as it is rich in nutrients, minerals and vitamins. For a long time, Hericium erinaceus has been known as a highly...

22/05/2012

The Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (VAST) has closely cooperated with Chungnam National University of the Republic of Korea in scientific research and training in the field of natural...

22/05/2012

Vietnam is situated in the centre of the Asian thunderstorm region – one of three thunderstorm centres in the world. This article gives an overview of thunderstorm activity in Vietnam and results...

15/05/2012

Power used for lighting accounts for a surprisingly high percentage of electricity consumption. Over the past years, scientists have conducted research on solutions to reducing electrical usage by...

23/04/2012

On January 20th 2012, the State President signed a decision on presenting prizes for 32 works in five fields of humanities and social sciences, natural science, technical science, agricultural...

23/04/2012

The fauna and flora of Vietnam has been compiled by the Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources since the end of the 20th Century, to establish a basis for planning, developing and using...

24/02/2012

    Since the 60s of 20th century and earlier, tigers distributed throughout the mountains in Vietnam, even in the midlands and islands. The places, which were very famous for tiger"s population,...

10/02/2012

Two new species of the genus Theloderma were described from Kon Tum and Lam Dong provinces by scientists from the Australian Museum, University of Science in Ho Chi Minh City, Instutute of Ecology...

21/12/2011

The genus Cyrtodactylus is the most diverse group of gekkonids with the descriptions of more than 20 new species in Vietnam since 1997. Another new gecko species of Cyrtodactylus was described from...

21/12/2011

A new gecko species of Gekko was discovered in Cuc Dong Cape, Ninh Hoa District, Khanh Hoa Province, Southern Vietnam. The full article was published in Zootaxa (No. 3219, 2011).

12/12/2011

    Situated in the northeast of Quang Ninh province, Co To is one of biggest island districts in Vietnam. Lying 110 nautical miles to the Eastof Ha Long city and 50 nautical miles from the town of...

17/11/2011

Situated in the tropical monsoon climate region, Vietnam has one of the most diverse ranges of fruits and vegetables in the world. These fruits and vegetables not only satisfy a domestic demand;...

29/09/2011

Vietnam is one of five countries which are forecast to be heavily influenced by climate change, causing an increase in different kinds of severe natural disasters, typically drought and...

14/09/2011

Zanamivir is an enzyme neuraminidase inhibitor medicine, used to treat and prevent influenza on human’s body. Now, scientists from the Institute of Chemistry under Vietnam Academy of Science and...

12/08/2011

The northern Vietnam Coastal Environment Analysis and Observation Station is a unit under the mission between Vietnam Environment Administration and the Institute of Marine Environment and...

22/07/2011

Seas and oceans are the cradle of life. It has provided mankind with a huge amount of food, pharmaceuticals, raw materials, energy, transportation, natural resources. However, any rapid economic...

07/07/2011

Research by scientists from the Institute of Chemistry under Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology shows that flavanoid from green tea leaves can be used as medicine to treat cardiovascular...

20/06/2011

Vietnam ranged 2nd for liver cancer cases in the world (China as the 1st one) with more than 10,000 new patients annually. Toward this kind of cancer, patients in Vietnam are usually younger than...

10/06/2011

Every year, natural disasters such as storm, flood, drought, landslide, river erosion had cause great damage to life and property. The Huong river is the largest river in Thua Thien Hue province...

25/05/2011

In the insecta, butterfly is the most well-known group due to their beautiful color,  form and friendliness to the human. Many precious, rare and beautiful butterfly species which have small areas...

05/05/2011

A new species and breed of scorpion discovered in Tien Son cave in the Phong Nha – Ke Bang National Park has been published in Zookeys international magazine No 71, 2001, by Dr. Lourenco from the...

29/04/2011

The development of high-tech agriculture in Da Lat, Ho Chi Minh City and many other provinces and cities throughout the country placed an increasing demand of growing transplants using in vitro...

22/04/2011

    A atlas of natural conditions, natural resources and environment in Vietnamese territorial waters and its surroundings is a collection of maps which show the results of sea research by...

06/04/2011

Both Rhizoctonia solani Kuhn and Fusarium cause serious harm to productivity in many crops such as cereal crops (rice, maize, potatoes), vegetables (nuts, beans, tomatoes, cabbages, lettuces),...

31/03/2011

    A new species of snake was described from Chu Mom Ray National Park, Kon Tum Province. The new species,Opisthotropis cucae David, Pham, Nguyen & Ziegler, 2011, was named in honour of Mrs. Ho...

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