Vietnamese scientists design Covid-19 test kit
10:20 | 02/04/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - Vietnam has joined a handful of countries that have developed a test kit to detect the current strain of Coronavirus infecting the world. The kit, developed and manufactured by scientists from the Vietnam Military Medical Academy and Viet A Technology Joint Stock Company, can detect the virus within two hours.
Vietnam moves toward biodegradable plastics
14:56 | 27/03/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam has adopted an ambitious roadmap to stop using disposable plastic at stores, markets and supermarkets in urban areas by 2021 and in the whole country by 2025, and replace them with biodegradable materials.
Vietnam paves way to reduced plastic waste contamination
09:00 | 27/03/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnam is joining a growing pioneering trend of paving roads with recycled plastic. The plastic-suffused asphalt reduces the amount of petroleum in asphalt and repurposes plastic waste that would otherwise contaminate the environment. It is also a cheaper alternative than traditional asphalt.
Scientists urge policies for biodegradable plastics
10:39 | 23/03/2020 Environment
(VEN) - Vietnamese scientists are conducting research on plastic biodegradability in order to provide state management authorities with a scientific basis to develop technologies for plastic waste treatment and design a system of standards and regulations for bioplastic products.
Hyper-connectivity - Key driver for Sustainable Smart cities
17:52 | 19/03/2020 Information Technology
The number of urban population is expected to increase to 6.7 billion (68% of the total population) by 2050. To accommodate and facilitate such a large number of citizens, the next step of the urbanization is smart cities, where most, if not all, urban issues are solved with technology in order for more convenient and humane living environment. In this regard, the key motivation for a sustainable smart city lies in its hyper-connectivity.
New approach of type 2 Diabetes management helps to protect kidney
15:03 | 13/03/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The Ho Chi Minh City Diabetes and Endocrinology Association collaborated with AstraZeneca to host a webinar on significant benefits of SGLT2i class in type 2 diabetes management. The discussion focused on DECLARE clinical study, which clearly demonstrated the reduction of proteinuria progression on patients with type 2 diabetes using SGLT2i class.
Growing awareness of IPR for effective competition
09:33 | 13/03/2020 Science - Technology
(VEN) - The protection of intellectual property rights (IPR) is an effective competitive tool for businesses as well as the national economy, especially in the process of international economic integration, but while business and consumers are increasingly aware of its importance, they still have a way to go.