Science and Technology News

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.

Announcement of application marking new step in 3D animation technique using mathematical foundation in the No.1 Computer Graphics Journal

The work entitled "A stiffly accurate integrator for elastodynamic problems" by Prof. Vu Thai Luan, Institute of Information and Technology, the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology, member of the American Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), and a consultant Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics, the Southern Methodist University (SMU) in Dallas, Texas, USA, and colleagues, was published in the number-one computer graphics journal ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) in July, 2017. Furthermore, it was among few works chosen to be featured at the world's largest conference on computer graphics and interactive technologies SIGGRAPH 2017. (See video SIGGRAPH 2017 reviewing the work at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5YvIHREdVX4).

Study on breeding production, preservation and development of Austriella corrugata in Quang Ninh province

Austriella corrugata is a relatively large bivalve mollusc species, living in the low tide mangrove forest with mostly muddy and sandy bottom. Austriella corrugata is delicious and rich in nutrients; brings very high economic value; is popular and is a specialty of coastal areas of Quang Ninh. At present, the supply of Austriella corrugata at the market is from natural exploitation. As there is increasingly high demand for Austriella corrugate, natural Austriella corrugata is exploited more and more, resulting in increasingly exhausted and severely declining resources. Therefore, it is necessary to study and master the biological and reproductive characteristics and living conditions of the species, in order to provide the scientific basis for the protection and development of resources and the production of the breeding, gradually changing from natural exploitation into production, raising incomes for coastal fishermen, and at the same time diversifying valuable livestock breeds and preserving biodiversity.

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