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Scallops have 200 eyes, which function like a telescope: study

Scallops have concave mirrors at the back of their eyes.

Vietnam wins first gold medal at intn'l science contest for junior students

None of the Vietnamese students left the contest empty-handed.

French science academy anoints first Vietnamese scholar

The century-old academy studies geography and history in France’s former colonies.
November 15, 2017 | 04:14 pm GMT+7

World's earliest evidence of wine-making found in Georgia

The world's very first wine is thought to have been made from rice in China around 9,000 years ago.
November 14, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Baa-rack! Sheep recognize Obama from photo

'Humans do tend to underestimate the ability of sheep.'
November 08, 2017 | 09:10 am GMT+7

Mice, fish and flies: the animals still being sent into space

Small creatures are going into orbit.
November 02, 2017 | 05:31 pm GMT+7

Self-taught, 'superhuman' AI now even smarter: makers

Dubbed AlphaGo Zero, the Artificial Intelligence (AI) system learnt by itself, within days, to master the ancient Chinese board game known as 'Go'.
October 19, 2017 | 08:51 am GMT+7

Vietnam among leaders in APEC countries for female science graduates

Around 41 percent of Vietnamese science graduates are female, compared with just 32 percent in the U.S.
October 03, 2017 | 11:26 am GMT+7

Vietnam's scientific research falls well behind regional peers: report

The country is 10 years behind Thailand and 15 years behind Singapore.
August 25, 2017 | 04:15 pm GMT+7

Toothless, dwarf dolphin, a case study in evolution

Just over a meter from snout to tail, Inermorostrum xenops was half the size of the common bottlenose dolphin.
August 23, 2017 | 09:09 am GMT+7

People must collaborate with the planet to stay out of trouble: scientists

'If we are serious about our human wellbeing - from local communities to the global world economy - we need to now reconnect our entire world to the planet.'
August 22, 2017 | 11:27 am GMT+7

'Missing link' bolsters bold theory on dino evolution

Chilesaurus, a species living in southern Chile is a missing link in dino revolution. 
August 16, 2017 | 08:12 am GMT+7

SpaceX to launch super-computer to space

This is the 12th official trip for SpaceX.
August 14, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Scientists gene-edit piglets, bringing transplants to humans closer

This work could save lives by reducing organ donor waiting lists. 
August 11, 2017 | 08:14 am GMT+7

Egyptologists go high tech to unlock ancient mysteries

From the Giza pyramids to the pharaonic tombs of Luxor, Egypt's ancient monuments are holding onto mysteries which researchers now aim to unravel with cutting edge technology.
August 04, 2017 | 02:23 pm GMT+7