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Tropical, rare birds visit Korea

Starting several years ago, endangered and rare birds have been found in Korea, perhaps due to higher temperatures caused by global warming. These birds...
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Korea develops new strain of basmati rice

First, they smelled it. Then they tasted a spoonful of it. Finally, they wrote down their comments on a sheet of paper. This rice-tasting was...

Korea to test-launch first homegrown space rocket

Korea’s first homegrown space rocket engine, the Nuri, is to be test-launched in October. (Ministry of Science and ICT) By Jung Joo-ri and Kim Young Shin Korea’s first homegrown...
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Korean enterprises dive into virtual reality

During the Samsung Galaxy S7 presentation at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) on Feb. 21, audience members using virtual reality headsets fail to realize...

[K-quarantine ①] Walk-thru booth maker eyes global expansion

In line with the global acclaim for Korea's effective quarantine response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), domestic companies are also receiving rising attention from the...
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70 years of Korean tech at a glance

Participants in the opening ceremony observe the humanoid robot Hubo at the Korea Science & Creativity Festival. From Korea’s first mass-produced car,...

Incheon airport marks 20th year, eyes 200K more workers by 2030

Incheon International Airport on March 29 marked its 20th anniversary with an event held at Millennium Hall of Terminal 1. (Jeon Han) By Kim Yeojin and Yoon Sojung Incheon...
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Korea places third at International Junior Science Olympiad

Members of Team Korea, which came in third at the 12th International Junior Science Olympiad, pose for a photo with their medals. Korea placed third...

OECD countries emphasize digital transformation in e-government sector

Minister of the Interior and Safety Kim Boo Kyum emphasizes the importance of digital transformation by actively applying new technologies to the public sector...
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Browse 45,295 Korean species in 33 volumes

The National Species List, published in 33 volumes by the National Institute of Biological Resources, contains scientific information on 45,295 indigenous Korean species. The...

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In line with global acclaim for Korea's effective quarantine response to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), domestic companies are also receiving rising attention from...
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Korea tops WorldSkills Competition

Korea has claimed victory in the 43rd WorldSkills Competition, an international factory and industrial skills contest, that was held in Sao Paulo this year. Korea...

‘Korea to achieve moon landing by 2030 via homegrown rocket’

President Moon Jae-in on March 25 speaks at the "Space Strategy Presentation for Korea Following Nuri Thrust Engine Combustion Test" at Naro Space Center...
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K-ICT hardware conference held in Seoul

The K-ICT Equipment Industry Festival opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Dec. 11 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Seoul. On Dec. 11, the...

Korea’s 4IR technology products are introduced to the public

‘NEO’ is a robot railway police that has been developed by FUTUREROBOT Corporation. The robot was introduced to the public during the Korea Innovative...
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New tech allows IoT to work on different platforms

Researchers have unveiled a new technology that enables devices based on different Internet of Things (IoT) platforms to interwork and to become connected to...
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World weather specialists convene in Seoul

OpenWIS in Seoul convenes from March 7 to 11. The conference is being attended by software specialists from the U.K., France, Australia, Finland and...

Seoul district opens 10 smart, virus-free bus stops

By Kim Young Deok and Yoon Sojung Video = Seongdong-gu District Office High-tech bus stops that can protect commuters from viruses and fine dust and shelter them from snow...
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Raspberry vinegar effective in preventing obesity

Raspberry vinegar and lacquer tree vinegar have been found to be effective in preventing obesity, the hardening of the arteries and the developing of a...
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Researchers explore Korean dog DNA

Recent research conducted by the Rural Development Administration reveals that dog breeds that originate in Korea, such as the Jindo (진돗개), the Pungsan (풍산개)...

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