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Agenda-setters on science, technology gather in Daejeon

Dozens of ministerial-level representatives from across the globe as well as Nobel laureates and CEOs have gathered in the South Korean science hub of Daejeon to participate in discussing science, te...

Updated : 2015.10.19 10:45

World science forum kicks off in Daejeon

A global meeting of science ministers and experts began in central South Korea on Monday to discuss ways to achieve sustained economic development and improve the quality of life through technologica...

Updated : 2015.10.19 09:37

Science ministers to discuss global issues in Daejeon

The gathering of science ministers from around the globe is ready to kick off its five-day run in South Korea later this week, organizers said Sunday, where countries will discuss ways to utilize tec...

Updated : 2015.10.18 14:29

Daejeon OECD science meeting to be 1st gathering outside Paris

South Korea's ICT ministry said Sunday the upcoming science ministerial gathering of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development will be the first of its kind outside Paris, reflecting ...

Updated : 2015.10.18 10:20

NST to forge deeper ties with Fraunhofer

South Korea's National Research Council of Science & Technology said Sunday it will hold an academic gathering with Europe-based applied science researcher Fraunhofer in line with the upcoming OECD m...

Updated : 2015.10.18 09:35

Korea ready to greet science ministers from around the globe

South Korea said Thursday it is ready to hold a global forum for science ministers next week, where participants will discuss ways to forge deeper ties for technology development. Delegations from 5...

Updated : 2015.10.15 13:29

Hwang Woo-suk in fresh controversy over mammoth cloning

Disgraced South Korean researcher Hwang Woo-suk is in a legal battle over the rights to a technique critical to his attempts to clone mammoths, it was revealed Wednesday. Doctor Hwang Woo-suk overse...

Updated : 2015.07.15 11:50

South Koreans triumph in US robot challenge

South Korean boffins carried home the $2 million top prize Saturday after their robot triumphed in a disaster-response challenge inspired by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear meltdown in Japan. Team KAIST ...

Updated : 2015.06.07 20:53

Local team develops ‘emotion reading’ sensor

A sensor that can detect and differentiate muscle movements caused by changes in emotion has been developed by a local research team. The team led by professor Lee Nae-eung of Sungkyunkwan Universit...

Updated : 2015.05.04 17:42

World's largest particle collider ready to restart in 'days'

GENEVA (AFP) -- Physicists have fixed a short-circuit at the world's largest proton smasher, making the particle-hunting machine ready for a restart "within days' time" after a two-year shutdown. A ...

Updated : 2015.04.01 22:30

Astronauts dock with space station for 1-year mission

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan (AP) -- The capsule carrying a Russian and an American who are to spend a year away from Earth docked Saturday with the International Space Station. Mikhail Kornienko and Scott ...

Updated : 2015.03.28 12:48

[Newsmaker] Korea deploys new science satellite

YASNY, Russia ― South Korea said Thursday it has successfully sent a new science satellite into space, its radio communication with the country’s ground station indicating that the satellite is ope...

Updated : 2015.03.26 20:38

Pan-LG heir sued for fraud

Koo Bon-ho, an adviser to Galaxia Communications, on Monday was accused of fraud and embezzlement. Prosecutors at the Seoul Central Prosecutors’ Office said Koo is accused of receiving more than 1 ...

Updated : 2015.03.02 21:51

Park vows to nurture central region as hub of bioindustry

President Park Geun-hye vowed Wednesday to help nurture South Korea's central region as a hub of the bioindustry as she opened the latest innovation center. South Korea has been pushing to set up in...

Updated : 2015.02.04 13:12

Sony seeks to delay earnings over 'The Interview' cyberattack

TOKYO (AFP) -- Sony said Friday it was asking Japanese regulators for permission to delay its earnings release next month after a cyberattack at its Hollywood film unit compromised "a large amount of...

Updated : 2015.01.23 22:17