At 01:15 am on August 29th 2014, once more, VNREDSat-1 conducted operations to further adjust its flight path to avoid the possibility of a collision with an object in the already amended orbit.
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At 7 pm on August 15th 2014, VNREDSat-1 conducted operations to adjust its orbit to avoid the possibility of collision with an object flying across the current orbit with a velocity of approximately 14,000 m/s.
In April and May of 2010, two botanists from VAST/IEBR (Drs. Le Dong Tan, Nguyen The Cuong) and three from the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) (Douglas Daly, John Mitchell, Susan Pell) conducted a joint expedition that traveled ca. 6,000 km through nine provinces in search of trees belonging to two closely related plant families, the Anacardiaceae and Burseraceae. Quite a number of important economic species are part of the Anacardiaceae, including the mango, cashew, and pistachio.
Currently, malaria is still a serious disease causing high mortality in developing countries, especially in Africa. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), every year in Africa, there are from 350 to 500 million-malaria cases, of which about one million die, mostly children.
The Institute of Applied Materials Science was established according to Decision No 2684/QĐ-KHCNVN dated December 26th 2005 by President of the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology. The institute has functions to conduct basic research in material science and technology; develop and transfer new materials and technologies for industrial applications; participate in consulting with the government agencies on development strategies of materials science and technology; establish and promote cooperation relations with international/national organization in the field of materials science and technology.
A new heterotrophic plant species was discovered in July, 2013 by a group of scientists from the Southern Institute of Ecology and colleagues during the course of the project on scientific cooperation between the Southern Institute of Ecology and the Agency of Environment, Khanh Hoa Provincial Department of Natural Resource and Environment. The new species looks like a small fairy lantern and is named Thismia okhaensis.
- Discovery of two new Camellia species – Camellia longii and Camellia curryana (Theaceae) from Vietnam
- Study on biology, distribution and habitat of kissing bugs in provinces and cities in Vietnam
- Implanting high-yield cow’s embryo in the Central Highlands – a new prospect trend
- 2013, successful year for VNREDSat-1 Project
- Natural Science and Technology Publisher wins two Vietnam Book prizes 2013