Saturday, December 14, 2019
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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...
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Cooperative conservation of native plants in Central Asia

The Korea National Arboretum has published an illustrated plant book, "Flora of the Western Tien Shan: The Chimgan Mountains," along with the Uzbekistani Institute...
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Research team develops world’s first foldable battery

No, it is not a paper crane -- it is a battery. A research team led jointly by Lee Sun-young at the Korea Forest...
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German president pushes for ‘innovation through society’s engagement’

German President Joachim Gauck delivers his greetings during the Science and Innovation conference. German President Joachim Gauck attended the seventh Joint Korean-German Conference on Science...
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Goesan-gun County seeks green future with organic farming

Chungcheongbuk-do Province (North Chungcheong Province) is the nation's only landlocked province, situated inland and away from the three coasts of the Korean Peninsula. Among its...
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New tech allows seafood, plants to be grown at home

Kim Su-kyung (left), a researcher at the West Sea Fisheries Research Institute, explains how herbaceous seepweed can be grown using biofloc technology, on Sept....
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World scientists discuss science, technology

  The OECD Ministerial Meeting Daejeon 2015: World Science & Technology Forum is slated for Oct. 19 to 23 at venues across Daejeon. It will...
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President pushes industrial investment, manufacturing skills

President Park Geun-hye attended a ceremony to mark the completion of a new chip factory by SK Hynix in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do Province, on Aug....
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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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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...
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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,...
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Young biologist wins first place

One of four students came in fifth place in the 26th International Biology Olympiad, an eight-day contest that ran from July 12 to 20...
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Mussel adhesive minimizes post-operation scars

Surgical thread and medical adhesives used to close wounds can now be replaced with a breakthrough adhesive made from mussel proteins. A recent study has...
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Apartments evolve with information technology

When apartment residents park in their parking spot, an elevator will automatically arrive and wait for them. When they head out afterward, a mirror...
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Mountain village goes high tech

A farming village nestled along the slopes of Jirisan Mountain in Cheonghak-dong, Hadong-gun County, Gyeongsangnam-do Province (South Gyeongsang Province), has transformed itself into an...
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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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Insect cosmetics, medicine comes to market

The Rural Development Administration (RDA) has developed a breakthrough technology that can manufacture cosmetics and medicines based on substances found in bugs. The organization successfully...
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ICT firms advance into Europe

Korean companies involved in information and communications technology (ICT) have wowed Londoners at a recent convention. On June 16, the “2015 [email protected]” event brought together...
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Mushroom farming benefits from science

Producing mushrooms using the bottle cultivation method, each species of mushroom requires its own specific level of moisture and its own culture size. Researchers...
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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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