Science and Technology News

Study to define Karst Disturbance Index in Phong Nha - Ke Bang National Park

Karst is a special kind of environmental landscape, which can bring many benefits in terms of economics, science, education, entertainment and aesthetics. The karst environment plays an especially important role in the history of the Earth's development. With outstanding values, many karst areas in the world have been recognized by UNESCO as World Natural Heritage. However, this natural resource is vulnerable; especially vulnerable to human activities.

Truong Sa (Spratly) Park at Oceanographic Museum attracts visitors

Being an attractive destination for domestic and foreign visitors, disseminating information to raise public awareness on protecting marine environmental resources and the nation’s territorial sovereignty is the focus of the Oceanographic Museum. Of which, dissemination on Hoang Sa (Paracel) and Truong Sa (Spratly) Islands’ sovereignty is included in exhibiting and interpreting activities at the museum.

Genk STF, GHV KSOL and GHV BONE – Products transferred from research results and received title “High-quality product and branch 2017”

On December 9th, 2017, a programme honouring “High Quality Trademark 2017” took place in Hanoi.

The event was held by Vietnam Standards and Quality Institute in coordination with the Vietnam Institute for Businessmen, the International Management Institute and the Creative and Intellectual Property Magazine. It was highly appreciated  by consumers and the community of enterprises nationwide.

Preparation for technical transfer and pilot operation of Observatory in Hanoi

In June 2018, the technology and pilot operation of the Astronomical Observatory and Projection Screening House under the Vietnam Space Centre (the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology), located in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, will be transferred and carried out. This is one of two observatories built in the framework of the Vietnam Space Centre project.

Scientific research on the conservation and effective use of two species of Berberis wallichiana DC and Mahonia bealei (Fortune) Pynaert which belong to the Berberidaceae Juss family in Vietnam

The Berberidaceae family in Vietnam has four branches and nine species, distributed mainly in highlands areas in the northern mountainous provinces and Lam Dong province. According to a number of published documents, 9 species in this family are used as medicine, treating diseases relating to digestion, eye pain, high blood pressure, lumbar pain, toothache and liver diseases.

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