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Korean tech launches telemedicine in Peru

Remote medical checkups, developed using Korean information and communications technology (ICT), are making inroads at the National Hospital in Lima, Peru, on Nov. 16. The...
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Content, technology convergence for ‘a better tomorrow’

Dennis Hwang, master art director for 'Pokemon Go' at Niantic, Inc., gives the keynote speech at the 2016 Next Content Conference, at the COEX...
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Millet proven to have anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory properties

Studies show that a certain type of millet, Echinochloa frumentacea, has anti-diabetic and anti-inflammatory properties. Pictured is a new variety of this millet, borajik...
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Korean aquaculture in Sahara yields 5 tons of shrimp

Over five tons of shrimp have been produced at a research center in the middle of the Sahara Desert in Ouargla Province, southern Algeria. The...
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Dokdo ecological survey reveals 594 new species

Scientists have recently revealed that a total of 594 new organisms, including three species previously not found in Korea and 124 species previously not...
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Content, entertainment fair opens in Gwangju

Visitors try out some virtual reality goggles at the 2016 Asia Content & Entertainment Fair at the Kimdaejung Convention Center in Gwangju on Sept....
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New technology locates untapped gold deposits

A researcher tests out a spectral induced polarization (SIP) machine near a gold deposit in Moisan in Haenam, Jeollanam-do Province. Developed by the Korea...
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Shooting stars on a midsummer night

A special guest has paid a visit to our heavens for the first time in a long, long while. The Perseids are a meteor...
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Korea, 5 Asian countries share silk worm knowhow

Korea and five Asian countries have shared their knowhow and expertise in sericulture technology and have discussed measures to boost cooperation. Sericulture is the...
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Zika test kit hits market

Zika IgG/IgM is a diagnosis tool that will help to quickly and easily test for Zika virus infections. A new diagnosis tool for the Zika...
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Explore Hongdo Island in virtual reality

The Korea National Park Service launches a virtual reality service on March 28 that gives users a tour of the distant island of Hongdo,...
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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...
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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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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...
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Sea squirts emerge as good dental solution

When your teeth smart, you can now rely on sea squirts to help ease the pain. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries...
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Antarctic station breaks ground on glacial research

Korea's Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station, in its second year of operations, expands its research to cover Antarctica's sub-glacial lakes, geology and meteorite craters. Jang...
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New underwater mining technology pulls up more ore

Korea has discovered an effective way by which a high volume of manganese, often called the “deep sea bonanza,” can be loaded safely onto...
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Korea’s greenhouse measurements found to be accurate, reliable

One of Korea's Global Atmosphere Watch observatories on Anmyeondo Island in Chungcheongnam-do Province samples and measures the causes of climate change. Recent air quality tests...
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New breeding method revives longhorn beetle

The Korea National Arboretum is developing a new breeding method that accelerates the metamorphic process of the longhorn beetle, reducing it to one third...
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Newly developed poplar species produces anti-aging agents

While regular poplars are in green (left), a new variety of poplar that produces the anti-aging agent anthocyanin grows in red year-round. A new variety...

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