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Tamiflu generic versions to be available in Korea in August: sources

About 100 South Korean drug companies will begin producing generic versions of Tamiflu in August to ease the shortage in supply of the world's only anti-viral drug as its 20-year patient protection ha...

Updated : 2017.06.28 09:58

Scientists find new method to combat cancer growth

A group of South Korean scientists said Tuesday they have discovered a novel way to get the human body to attack terminal and metastatic cancer growths, opening up new treatment opportunities for patients. All humans have a subset of immune cells called natural killer cells that have the a...

Updated : 2017.06.20 16:57

Korea, China, Japan to conduct joint research on quake risks

JEJU -- Geological experts from South Korea, China and Japan agreed Tuesday to conduct joint research on major faults of the counties to better estimate earthquake risks.  The agreement came during a...

Updated : 2017.06.20 15:42

Scientists develop new drug treatment for cancer

A group of South Korean medical researchers developed a new type of anti-cancer immune material derived from a plant, the science ministry said Thursday, opening up new treatment opportunities for pat...

Updated : 2017.06.15 13:59

Scientists develop adhesive patch inspired by octopuses

A group of South Korean scientists have developed an adhesive patch inspired by protuberances in the suction cups of octopuses, the ICT ministry said Thursday, a finding that can have various electron...

Updated : 2017.06.15 09:01

Scientists develop new 3D printing technology

A group of South Korean scientists have developed a new technology to print three-dimensional nano-sized electronic tubes, the state-run institute said Monday, a finding that may contribute to the dev...

Updated : 2017.06.12 18:23

Scientists develop new method to produce TPA

A group of South Korean scientists have developed a new eco-friendly method to chemically produce terephthalic acid, which is largely used for polyethylene terephthalate, the science ministry said Sun...

Updated : 2017.06.04 13:48

Scientists develop 3D brain neural structure

GWANGJU -- A group of South Korean scientists successfully created an artificial brain-like three-dimensional neural structure, a local university said Wednesday, a finding that may contribute to stud...

Updated : 2017.05.31 17:57

South Korea raises cybersecurity alert against WannaCry attack

South Korea raised its cybersecurity alert on Sunday amid growing concerns about the WannaCry ransomware cyberattack that has spread across the world. The Korea Internet & Security Agency said four companies have reported to the state computer security agency that they were affected by the...

Updated : 2017.05.14 20:43

Scientists develop multiple-colored solar cell

A group of South Korean scientists developed a solar cell that can take on multiple colors, the state-run science laboratory said Thursday, a discovery that could be used for power-generating windows....

Updated : 2017.05.11 14:51

Korean, Japanese institutes to tie up for research on freshwater life

A South Korean research institute on freshwater organisms and biodiversity conservation said Thursday it will sign a business pact with Japan's Lake Biwa Museum this week to push ahead with joint rese...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:16

Study on lactic acid bacteria from kimchi sheds light on treatment of atopic dermatitis

Researchers said Wednesday they have found that lactic acid bacteria in kimchi, a traditional Korean fermented vegetable dish, is potentially effective in treating atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflamm...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:58

Scientists develop artificial skin with sensitivity

A group of South Korean scientists has developed an artificial skin with sensitivity, the science ministry said Tuesday, a development that could be a boon to a variety of robots and products in numer...

Updated : 2017.04.04 09:44

Scientists develop new drug treatment for brain cancer

A group of South Korean medial scientists has developed a new type of non-surgical procedure to deliver drugs to tumors in the brain, the science ministry said Tuesday, opening up new treatment opport...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:01

Scientists develop anti-counterfeit film

A state-funded chemical institute said Monday that it has developed a new anti-counterfeit film that changes color when it comes in contact with a person's breath, a finding that can be applied to var...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:02