Application and Development News

Application of technology for preservation of dog semen and of artificial insemination for breeding and conservation in some of police-dog species

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 distinguish 19,000 different smells. There fore, nowadays, several dog breeds have been tamed into professional dogs to sever security and national defence.

Studying to create Heriglucan dietary supplements from Hericium erinaceus

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 nutritious food. Especially, Hericium erinaceus has many active biological agents which have very good effect for the prevention and treatment of stomach ulcers, stomach cancer, oesophagus cancer; improvement of memory among the elderly; reinforcement of the immune system; raising oxygen levels; preventing fatigue; and increasing blood circulation.

Researching materials to keep fruits and vegetables fresh

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; they have also become some of the worlds favourite export products. Our country’s annual income from exporting fruits and vegetables runs into hundreds of million USD. However, the ways in which we export our goods still have many shortcomings. The main shortfall is the high volume of rotten produce, caused by too many fruits and vegetables being harvested. Rotten produce can account for as much as 20 percent of total production, obviously presenting a remarkable loss for farmers. Improving the preservation of fruits and vegetables after harvesting would bring many benefits; such as improving the quality of fruits and vegetables, protecting people’s health, meeting the demands of importers as well as consumers and reducing economic damages for farmers. Therefore, maintaining fruits and vegetables freshness after harvesting has become an urgent demand in Vietnam.

Zanamivir influenza medicine from axit sialic

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 Technology have conducted a research project on this active element.

The ELISA kit supporting early diagnosis of Hepatocellular cancer (HCC)

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 those in European or US and still at the working age (around 40 years old). This is in the dangerous list of diseases cause of its fast development and high mortal rate. Consequently, liver cancer is supposed to be the serious problem that affects to commune’s health as well as to economical and social development.

Application Mike model to calculate of the bed morphology in Huong river

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 with length of 128 km and its area cover 2/3 of the province. It is particularly important role in the development of economy, the province's social . In recent years, the issue of the Huong riverside slide occurs more frequently and more serious each time, particularly from the Tuan confluence to Sinh confluence (the section of Huong river flows through Hue city). According to statistics in the period of (1999 – 2009), the Huong river bank of Thien Mu Pagoda are having the most serious erosion about an average of over 10m/year; section of river runs through Huong Long village (Long Ho Thuong, Xuoc Du, Bao Vinh, Tran Non) with an average speed erosion of 2-10m/year, landslides in some places of 10m deep into the coast and lasted nearly 1600m. Besides, due to global climate changes, as well as the impact of economic - social development in the basin, Huong riverside slide more and more, causing serious damage to economic- social development in the basin.

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