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Researchers find novel way to treat pulmonary arterial disease

A group of scientists from Korea and the United States have managed to find a new way to treat blockages in the artery that connects the heart and the lungs, officials said Wednesday. Professor Kim ...

Updated : 2014.10.29 21:26

Navigating through the human brain

Much as humankind has been fascinated by the exploration of outer space, it has also been mesmerized by the complexity of the brain. Over the years, scientists have explored intricate neural connecti...

Updated : 2014.10.27 20:37

Oriental therapy effective for pain management: study

Traditional oriental treatment of moxibustion can be effective in easing pain caused by chronic diseases like cancer, researchers studying Korean medicine said Monday. Moxibustion, referring to the ...

Updated : 2014.10.06 20:56

Seoul to host math congress this week

The International Congress of Mathematicians, referred to as the Math Olympics, will open this week in Seoul, South Korea’s ICT Ministry said Tuesday, with some 5,000 visitors from 120 countries expe...

Updated : 2014.08.12 21:34

S. Korea's first astronaut quits job at state space center

The first South Korean astronaut has left the state-run research institute for personal reasons, the institute said Tuesday, bringing to an end the country's first astronaut program and sparking crit...

Updated : 2014.08.12 20:00

Researchers generate free-standing RNA membrane

South Korean researchers successfully generated a free-standing RNA membrane with a macroscopic structure, which will help expand its medicinal applications, the Science Ministry said Monday. The RN...

Updated : 2014.07.14 21:17

AIDS scientist pleads not guilty to faking study

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) ― A South Korea-born scientist pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges alleging that he falsified research for an AIDS vaccine to secure millions of dollars in federal funding. H...

Updated : 2014.07.02 20:46

Cause of memory loss in Alzheimer’s identified

Korean researchers successfully identified the source of memory impairment in a brain plagued by Alzheimer’s disease, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said Monday. By pinpointing the...

Updated : 2014.06.30 19:49

Study finds clue to ‘practical’ quantum computers

A joint team of researchers in South Korea and Italy have pulled off generating a hybrid entanglement of classical and quantum states of light, which could lead to developing a practical quantum comp...

Updated : 2014.06.23 12:05

Trans fat damages skin, liver, blood vessels

Korean researchers have collected more evidence linking trans fats to skin and vascular diseases, and even fatty liver, the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said Tuesday. Despite trans f...

Updated : 2014.06.17 21:16

Cheese world fears crackdown on boards

NEW YORK (AP) ― Aging cheese on wood boards is a common practice among artisan cheesemakers at home and overseas. Now, some in the industry are worried regulators may crack down on it. In recent com...

Updated : 2014.06.12 20:25

Unmanned aerial vehicles are flying to the farm

MOULTRIE, Georgia (AP) ― Aerial drones, a technology perhaps best known for helping hunt terrorists on the other side of the globe, may soon begin helping U.S. farmers monitor what’s happening in the...

Updated : 2014.06.12 20:25

Stem cell scientists create ‘mini-retina’ in lab dish

PARIS (AFP) ― In another step towards reversing degenerative vision loss, scientists said Tuesday they had coaxed stem cells into growing into a tiny, light-sensing retina in a lab dish. The study i...

Updated : 2014.06.11 20:56

Study shows salting roads cuts short butterflies’ lives

WASHINGTON (AFP) ― Covering icy roads with salt can save the lives of human drivers, but U.S. researchers said the practice may be cutting butterfly lives short. Sodium chloride, the cheapest salt, ...

Updated : 2014.06.11 20:26

Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer’s

WASHINGTON (AP) ― In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains ...

Updated : 2014.06.10 20:31