International trade in tiger geckos is decimating the population of the 19 species of lizard native to China, Vietnam and Japan.
Toxic byproducts of Agent Orange continue to pollute the environment in Vietnam, say researchers in the US.
The Sri Lankan cassava mosaic virus threatens 3.5 million hectares of crops in Southeast Asia, highlighting the need for disease-resistant varieties, say researchers.
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Contextual information should be collected to identify factors that would influence the effectiveness of interventions such as antibiotic control, researchers say.
Dr. Nguyen Thị Hiep is on a mission to promote tissue engineering and regenerative medicine in her home country of Vietnam.
Researchers in Japan and Vietnam have sequenced the genome of the Asian catfish, which could help fisheries identify important genes for rapid growth and disease resistance.