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...

16/03/2011

Entomopathogenic fungi which belong to a particular fungal group have been involved in research and application in traditional Chinese medicines, drugs and bioactive compound production and...

16/03/2011

    A new species of treefrog was discovered by scientists from Australia, Vietnam and the USA. Description of the new species was published in the Zootaxa (No. 2727) in December, 2010. Field...

09/03/2011

    At present, there are about 2000 species of plant viruses that have been discovered and researched, of which, half of them are the main cause of harm to the plants.  The extent of damage caused...

17/02/2011

A new species of skink was discovered in the northwest of Vietnam by  Vietnamese, Russian, and German scientists. The name of this new species, Darevsky’s GroundSkink Scincella darevskii Nguyen,...

17/01/2011

Nowadays, strong development and lack of pollutant control in many economic sectors have made environmental pollution more severe than ever before. Many industries such as consumer goods production...

06/01/2011

From 1999 to 2009, scientists from The Institute of Biotechnology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, researched several technologies to detoxicate dioxin infected soil by bioremediation at...

23/12/2010

At the invitation of the head of the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI), Dr. Doan Dinh Lam, head of the Sedimentary Research Department under the Institute of Geological Sciences participated...

10/12/2010

In the framework of scientific and technological cooperation between the Institute of Natural Products Chemistry under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology and the Institute of Applied...

22/11/2010

The fluorescent X-ray spectrometer is widely used in the world to analyze ultimate compositions qualitatively and quantitatively independent from their chemical link. A notable advantage of this...

22/11/2010

    Scientists from the Institute of Environment Technology under the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology successfully produced a VHI-18B noxious industrial solid waste incinerator. The...

22/11/2010

    One of the basic principles to cope with epidemics is to wipe out germs before they become agents causing epidemics. Therefore, pasteurization technology becomes very important and essential in...

28/10/2010

In mid June, the Vietnam National Museum of Nature (VNMN) collected the largest paleontology sample collection in the Central Highlands. All fossils were collected by Mr Hoang Thanh, owner of a...

28/10/2010

    Researching, finishing and manufacturing lighting technology in place of imported products are an indispensable and meaningful demand in Vietnam now. Over the last 10 years, researches on new...

28/10/2010

From 2008 to 2010, the Center for New and Renewable Energy, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences has been carrying out the project “Finish technology and build Biogas cellars in private households...

08/10/2010

Floods, a dangerous natural calamity, occur in the Red River Delta annually and controlling floods need more attention and research. The research group for floods of the Institute of Mechanics, the...

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...

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