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​Genetically-manipulated male mosquitoes could eliminate females (17/06/2020)
Several years ago, we heard how scientists were looking at eradicating malaria-carrying mosquitoes by making the females infertile. Now they're going a step further, by eliminating the females altogether. Next
​Coronavirus outbreak raises question: Why are bat viruses so deadly? (12/02/2020)
It's no coincidence that some of the worst viral disease outbreaks in recent years—SARS, MERS, Ebola, Marburg and likely the newly arrived 2019-nCoV virus—originated in bats. Next
Grey seals discovered clapping underwater to communicate (05/02/2020)
Wild grey seals can clap their flippers underwater during breeding season. Next
​Cuttlefish eat less for lunch when they know there'll be shrimp for dinner (05/02/2020)
When cuttlefish know that shrimp—their favourite food—will be available in the evening, they eat fewer crabs during the day. This capacity to make decisions based on future expectations reveals complex cognitive abilities. Next
​Learning makes animals intelligent (08/01/2020)
Summary: The fact that animals can use tools, have self-control and certain expectations of life can be explained with the help of a new learning model for animal behavior. Researchers have combined knowledge from the fields of artific... Next
​Scientists pluck an anti-cancer compound from a common flower (27/08/2019)
Feverfew is a common flower easily recognizable either from a home garden or the shelf of the local health store. For hundreds of years it's been used as a traditional medicine for migraines and other pains, though its actual usefulnes... Next
Plants are going extinct 350 TIMES faster than they have historically, expe... (26/08/2019)
Earth is seeing an unprecedented loss of species, which some ecologists are calling a sixth mass extinction. Next
Bats use leaves as 'mirrors' to locate hiding prey in the dark using their ... (06/08/2019)
Bats use leaves as 'mirrors' to locate hiding prey in the dark, reveals a new study. Next
​Rate of climate change is outpacing animals' ability to adapt says meta-st... (06/08/2019)
Many animals commonly adjust to changes in climate by shifting behaviors such as hibernation, reproduction and migration in order to optimize the continuation of the species. Unfortunately, a recent meta analysis of over 10,000 studies... Next
​Study suggests embryos communicate with each other while still inside the ... (25/07/2019)
We know baby birds communicate, often loudly, and mostly about food, but a new study suggests they can also communicate with each other while still in the egg. This method of communication influences the behavioral and physiological tr... Next
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  • The NA Chairwoman - Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan - hosted a reception in Hanoi on Jan 29 for Mr Tsutomu Takebe, the special advisor to Japan - Vietnam Friendship Parliamentary Alliance, who confirmed his continued contributions to developing 2 countries’ relations
  • The National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan has complimented Vietnam’s U23 football team – the runner-up of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship (AFC), on their excellent performance and historical achievements at the continental spo
  • Vietnam U23 welcomed home: State PM Phuc welcomed in Hanoi on January 28 U23 Vietnam – the runner - up of the Asian Football Confederation U23 Championship - AFC in China, praising their excellent performance and achievements at the continental tournament
  • U23 Vietnamese football team’s return wows the foreign press: the impressive performances of the red - shirts have left a mark on the international media, as well as on the hearts of millions of football fans not only in Vietnam but all over the region
  • The Asian Football Confederation has an article praising Vietnam’s final game in Changzhou, China; it said the match at the final round wrapped up Vietnam’s memorable journey but it will live forever in the memory of fans in this Southeast Asian country