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New species of Aristolochiaceae discovered

15-11-2017

In study of the diversity of Aristolochia species in Vietnam, scientists from the Vietnam Museum of Nature in collaboration with the Institute of Genome Research and the Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province, discovered a new species of plant in Bidoup-Nui Ba National Park, Lam Dong Province. The species’ name is Neinhuis (Aristolochia neinhuisii Do), the Aristolochiaceae family. It is named after Prof. Christopher Neinhuis, in order to honour his great contribution to the research and conservation of aristolochia in the world. ...

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ASEAN Biodiversity Hero Scientific Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh

ASEAN Biodiversity Hero Scientific Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh

15-11-2017 10:35

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN, ASEAN member countries honoured ASEAN biodiversity heroes in Manila, the Philippines. Vietnam’s representative, Scientific Prof. Dr. Dang Huy Huynh, former Director...

"Vietnam's glory - A mark of 30 years of renewal" award presented to Academic and Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, Former President of Vietnam Academy of Science

"Vietnam's glory - A mark of 30 years of renewal" award presented to Academic and Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, Former President of Vietnam Academy of Science

15-11-2017 10:25

Academic and Prof. Nguyen Van Hieu, former President of the Vietnam Academy of Science (now the Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology), a leading scientist, has made contribution to Vietnam’s...

Vietnam National Space Center attended the 31st Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Plenary

Vietnam National Space Center attended the 31st Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) Plenary

15-11-2017 10:07

Vietnam National Space Center attended the 31st Committee on Earth Observation Satellites (CEOS) PlenaryFrom 18th to 20th October 2017, Dr. Pham Anh Tuan, General Director of Vietnam National Space Center...

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New species of Aristolochiaceae discovered

New species of Aristolochiaceae discovered

15-11-2017 10:56

In study of the diversity of Aristolochia species in Vietnam, scientists from the Vietnam Museum of Nature in collaboration with the Institute of Genome Research and the Bidoup-Nui Ba National...

Bats reported due to hot sun in some northern urban areas

Bats reported due to hot sun in some northern urban areas

15-11-2017 10:49

The North has been experiencing record summer temperatures for more than 40 years, with many places exceeding 40 degree Celcius. Combined with the impact of the "urban heat island" effect,...

Application of VNREDSat 1 satellite imagery data in preservation of cultural and natural heritages in central region

Application of VNREDSat 1 satellite imagery data in preservation of cultural and natural heritages in central region

13-09-2017 09:48

Scientists from the University of Natural Sciences under the Vietnam National University, Hanoi, led by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pham Van Cu and some partner members from the Hue Monuments Conservation...

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