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Scientists develop nanochannel with super-fast ion transportation

A group of South Korean scientists discovered that a nanochannel smaller than 5 nanometers can act as a better transporter of ion, the science ministry said Thursday, expanding new horizons for the na...

Updated : 2017.03.23 14:28

Scientists develop gold nanomaterials for gout treatment

A group of South Korean scientists developed a new type of gold nano-sized materials to treat hyperuricemia, the science ministry said Wednesday, opening a new gateway for the treatment of diseases su...

Updated : 2017.03.22 16:01

Korea to strengthen monitoring of 2 drug-resistant bacteria

South Korean health authorities said Friday they will strengthen monitoring of two super bacteria -- the Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae -- that ...

Updated : 2017.03.17 09:52

Korean space institute details interstellar journey to 'Earth-like' planet

A South Korean space institute said Wednesday that one of its astrophysicists has suggested a way to protect a nano-sized spacecraft during an interstellar voyage project that was unveiled last year.I...

Updated : 2017.03.15 14:58

Scientists develop new peptide to treat autoinflammatory diseases

A group of South Korean scientists have developed a new type of peptide to treat autoinflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, the science ministry said Wednesday.Autoinflammatory diseases a...

Updated : 2017.03.15 12:02

Scientists develop easy blood glucose monitoring device for diabetes patients

A group of South Korean scientists has developed a convenient and accurate blood glucose monitoring device that does not require a blood sample, the state-run research center said Sunday, a developmen...

Updated : 2017.03.12 12:43

Surgeons conduct hand transplant for 1st time in S. Korea

A team of surgeons reported Friday that they have completed a hand transplant on a man in his 30s, marking the first time that a surgery replacing a hand has taken place in South Korea.The 25-strong t...

Updated : 2017.02.03 20:28

Monkey survives for record 51 days after pig-heart transplant

South Korean scientists have successfully transplanted organs from a genetically modified pig to a monkey, a state research center said Wednesday, raising the prospect of potential animal-to-human organ transplants.The cynomolgus monkey, also known as a crab-eating macaque, remains healthy...

Updated : 2016.11.16 15:47

Scientist Hwang's stem cell line to be registered

A stem cell line developed by South Korean scientist Hwang Woo-suk will be formally registered, local health authorities said Tuesday, a move expected to restart stem cell research here that has been ...

Updated : 2016.11.15 10:47

Korean scientist wins stem cell patent in US

South Korean scientist Hwang Woo-suk has won a patent for a stem cell line in the United States, marking the second patent on the related technology, data showed Wednesday.A 15-member research team le...

Updated : 2016.11.09 10:49

British society chief stresses basic science

 Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, president of the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge, more commonly known as the Royal Society, has stressed the importance of basic science, saying tha...

Updated : 2016.10.30 13:44

Korea, US to fund $6 mln on project to develop disaster-response robot tech

South Korea and the United States will spend a combined $6 million on a joint research project to develop robotic technologies for disaster response over the next three years, the trade ministry here ...

Updated : 2016.10.18 09:58

Park hosts panel session on science and technology strategy

President Park Geun-hye on Wednesday presided over a national science and technology strategy session to discuss future growth dynamos and ways to breathe fresh life into the country's economy.During ...

Updated : 2016.08.10 10:55

Science festival kicks off for 4-day run

A science festival showcasing the latest technology and the leading edge in science kicked off in Seoul on Thursday.Hosted by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the annual Korea Science...

Updated : 2016.08.04 11:01

Gov't tightens regulations on embryonic stem cell registration

The government will require all registrations of embryonic stem cells to have consent forms from donors and a sample of their biological material on file to block unethical conduct in the research process, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said Friday.The new regulation, effective from th...

Updated : 2016.07.22 10:46