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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #21
Apr 24, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #21 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: 모메뚜기, Momeddugi Scientific name: Tetrix japonica (Bolivar) Distributio...

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Internet of Things OS receives int'l certification
Apr 24, 2014
These days it is possible to use the Internet not only with computers and mobile phones, but also with televisions, automobiles and refrigerators, or even wrist watches. Thanks to these smart devices and their interconnectedness, we can order a robotic vacuum cleaner to clean the...

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Next-generation ultra HD broadcasting goes on the air
Apr 22, 2014
Next-generation ultra high-definition (HD) broadcasting has become a reality for the first time. U-max, an ultra HD cable TV channel, recently went on the air and started broadcasting four hours of ultra HD programming five times per day, including documentaries, cartoons and liv...

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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...