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Scientists develop thermoelectric graphene

A group of South Korean scientists has developed a graphene with enhanced thermoelectric capabilities, a state-run science laboratory said Monday, a discovery that could be used for wearable technolo...

Updated : 2017.03.27 13:55

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 n...

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 s...

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....

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 disease...

Updated : 2017.03.15 12:02

Scientists discover REM sleep's role in memory development

A group of South Korean scientists discovered that rapid eye movement sleep has a role in memory consolidation, a state-run science laboratory said Monday, a finding that could lead to a treatment fo...

Updated : 2017.03.13 14:47

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 developme...

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-stron...

Updated : 2017.02.03 20:28

Antibiotics prescription for infants much higher in South Korea: report

South Korean infants are prescribed antibiotics in much higher frequency than those in other countries, the latest research report said Thursday, confirming concerns in the medical community of serio...

Updated : 2017.01.19 11:21

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 or...

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...

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 that...

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