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Stork lays eggs at outside facility in central Korea

A released stork has laid at least two eggs in the wild in the country's central region, increasing the prospects of the species' first natural breeding in the country, a research center tasked with ...

Updated : 2016.04.22 16:37

Excessive smartphone use causes 'cross-eye': experts

An excessive use of smartphones by teenagers may cause them to suffer from eye deviation, experts warned Tuesday, adding users must refrain from viewing displays for more than 30 minutes consecutivel...

Updated : 2016.04.19 11:50

Wild tiger population on rise

After years of concerted efforts by the international community, the number of wild tigers has increased to 3,890 last year from the 2010 estimate of 3,200, World Wildlife Fund said Monday. The figu...

Updated : 2016.04.11 07:47

Vietnam needs advanced medical wastewater treatment technology

Following is a contribution by AIC Company General Director Dr. Nguyen Thi Thanh Nhan. – Ed. Currently, Vietnam has nearly 13,700 medical facilities, including 1,260 hospitals; 1,037 prevention med...

Updated : 2016.04.01 17:08

HIV patient survives solely on ginseng for 30 years: research

Korean red ginseng, a medicinal plant known here as "hongsam," has been found to be effective in fighting human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections, a South Korean research team said Thursday, ci...

Updated : 2016.03.24 13:30

[HERALD INTERVIEW] En route to a ‘breathing battery’

Imagine a sunny day, a family gets in a car on their way to the countryside for a weekend getaway. What promises to be a beautiful scenic drive is abruptly interrupted by their environment friendly e...

Updated : 2016.03.13 16:16

Korea, U.S. agree on space program partnership

Korea and the U.S. have reached an agreement for a bilateral cooperation on their space programs, the Seoul government said Monday. The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said the agreemen...

Updated : 2016.02.29 18:38

Scientists glimpse Einstein's gravitational waves

WASHINGTON (AFP) - In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, scientists said Thursday they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space-time...

Updated : 2016.02.12 13:53

Korea making headway on resolving obstacles for 2016 space

South Korea is on course to test launch its next-generation space rocket in late 2016 after it made headway in resolving a major technical obstacle that could have led to delays, the head of the coun...

Updated : 2016.01.31 15:25

KAI succeeds in maiden flight of new Surion medical chopper

Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd., South Korea's aircraft maker, said Monday it has successfully conducted the maiden flight of a new medical transport version of its Surion helicopter. The 20-minute ...

Updated : 2016.01.25 16:28

Korea to push moon exploration through 2020

South Korea's science ministry said Wednesday it plans to launch a lunar exploration project next year, eventually seeking to send a landing vessel by 2020. Under the first stage of the project that...

Updated : 2015.12.30 14:29

[Herald Interview] Looking for silver lining in climate change

When it comes to curbing climate change, Norwegian scientist Jorgen Randers is a disbeliever. “I’m a pessimist because I do not think humanity will go the extra lengths to stop the earth from dege...

Updated : 2015.11.13 19:27

Curtain falls on OECD science forum in Daejeon

A global meeting of science ministers and experts closed in Daejeon on Friday after five days of intensive activities including the adoption of a declaration on inclusive and sustainable science deve...

Updated : 2015.10.23 13:25

Fine dust hits peninsula for days

A layer of fine dust has blanketed the peninsula for days, raising public health concerns, officials said Thursday. According to the Korea Meteorological Administration, many provinces have recorded...

Updated : 2015.10.22 20:22

Consistent policy vital for sustainable scientific development: Daejeon mayor

The Daejeon Metropolitan City said Thursday the central government should roll out a consistent and sustainable science development policy to foster the country's competitiveness in technologies. "D...

Updated : 2015.10.22 15:37