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Baby whales 'whisper' to mothers to avoid predators: study

'These signals between mother and calf are more quiet than those of normal adult humpback whales.' 

New nanofiber solution turns ordinary mesh screens into air pollution filters

People in smog-filled cities may soon breathe easier thanks to a new concoction that turns regular mesh screens ...

Vietnam should chart own path to create world-class schools. History proves it can.

No foreign power should be allowed to dominate Vietnam's academic world.
April 03, 2017 | 10:45 am GMT+7

Dinosaur footprint found in Australia may be world's largest

Scientists in Australia uncover what could be the world's biggest dinosaur footprint dating back to more than 127 million years.
March 29, 2017 | 08:08 am GMT+7

Higher education: Is it wise for Vietnam to imitate the US?

Fresh arguments on how Vietnamese schools should move forward.
March 28, 2017 | 10:00 am GMT+7

Short, white men more likely to go bald - study

'It seems that men with a relatively shorter body height have a higher chance of losing their hair.' 
March 10, 2017 | 09:20 am GMT+7

Fossils point to life on Earth 4 billion years ago

They formed between 3.77 and 4.29 billion years ago, and may have been the habitat for the planet's first life forms.
March 02, 2017 | 09:31 am GMT+7

Elephants are insomniacs, sleeping just 2 hours a night

Elephants sleep standing or lying down, influenced by temperature and humidity rather than sunrise or sunset.
March 02, 2017 | 09:24 am GMT+7

Vietnamese scientists published in world’s leading physics journal

Their paper addresses two key matters in nuclear physics.
February 17, 2017 | 04:39 pm GMT+7

Science can now change how you love

Just in time for Valentine's Day, researchers discover the hormone kisspeptin can enhance activity in brain regions associated with sexual arousal and romantic love.
February 14, 2017 | 11:00 am GMT+7

Sticky, insect-sized drones could act as pollinators: study

'Robotic pollinators could be trained to learn pollination paths using global positioning systems and artificial intelligence.'
February 10, 2017 | 09:14 am GMT+7

Antibiotics, not dirt, fostered hospital bugs: study

Overuse of antibiotics allowed drug-resistant bug to flourish.
January 25, 2017 | 08:53 am GMT+7

Marijuana can trigger schizophrenia and heart attacks, report says

A landmark report reviewing more than 10,000 scientific studies of marijuana since 1999 has concluded that the drug has some medical benefits, but also comes with several health ...
January 16, 2017 | 08:57 am GMT+7

Nature's tradeoffs: brawn v. brains, looks v. loyalty

Species boasting impressive protective gear were also not the brightest of beasts.
January 11, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

How we shop hurts endangered species

Thirty percent of worldwide species threats are due to international trade.
January 05, 2017 | 01:11 pm GMT+7