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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #20
Apr 18, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #20 Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 꼽등이, Ggopdeungi Scientific name: Diestrammena apicalis Brunner Distribut...

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Jeju Island: haven for tropical fish
Apr 14, 2014
The number of tropical fish inhabiting the waters off the shores of Jeju Island, south of the Korean Peninsula, has been increasing every year and now accounts for half of the type of fish living in the area. Tropical fish account for 51 percent, or 48 types, of the 95 s...

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Charge your battery by wearing it
Apr 11, 2014
There has now come an age when people can charge their battery by wearing it. Researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have developed a thermoelectric device that can be worn and charge a battery using body heat, a technology applicabl...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #19
Apr 10, 2014
Flora and Fauna of Korea #19 Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 귀뚜라미, Gwiddurami Scientific name: Velarifictorus aspersus (Walker) Di...

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Researchers analyze Eurasian vulture genome
Apr 04, 2014
Researchers have succeeded in analyzing the genetic information of the Eurasian black vulture, Aegypius monachus, for the first time in the world. The team of scientists, led by the Natural Research Institute of Cultural Heritage, part of the Cultural Heritage Administra...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #18
Apr 03, 2014
Flora and Fauna of Korea #18 Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 방울벌레, Bangul beolle, bell cricket Scientific name: Homoeogry...

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All eyes on Korean-made games in San Francisco
Mar 28, 2014
Attention is turning to Korea’s video game technology.The Game Developers Conference (GDC), one of the world’s biggest video game-themed events, was held in San Francisco, California, from March 17 through 21. There, the Korean pavilion, “Creative Korea,” was crowded with visitor...

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New technology developed to identify tangerine breeds
Mar 28, 2014
Researchers have developed a new technology that can identify tangerine species through DNA analysis. The new technology is expected to help discern tangerine breeds and solve intellectual property rights-related conflicts over seeds. The technology, which was developed ...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #17
Mar 27, 2014
Flora and Fauna of Korea #17Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 섬서구메뚜기 Seomseogu maettugi Scientific name: Atractomorpha lata (Motschulsky) ...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #16
Mar 21, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #16Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 방아깨비 Bangakkaebi Scientific name: Acrida cinerea cinerea (Thunberg) Distribution: K...