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Jinju meteorites found to be 4.6 billion years old
Nov 21, 2014
At 8:04 p.m. on March 9, four rocks hit the ground from out of nowhere, landing near Jinju in the southern part of the country. The mysterious rocks garnered much attention from astronomers and geoscientists. As their estimated value was made public, the whole nation set off on a...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #37
Nov 21, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #37 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: 상투벌레 Sangtubeollae Scientific name: Dictyophara patruelis (Stal) Distr...

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Environmentally friendly thermal power breaks new groun...
Nov 18, 2014
A team of researchers has recently developed an environmentally friendly way to generate thermal power using oxygen. The technology is currently in the international spotlight since it is considered highly-effective and environmentally friendly, saving costs in both development a...

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Researchers develop anti-cancer chicken feed
Nov 13, 2014
Researchers have found a way to produce chicken feed that contains anti-carcinogenic substances using by-products made from tomatoes. Scientists at the Rural Development Administration (RDA) developed ways to produce animal feed additives that contain lycopene by using over-ripen...

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Smart students invent smart mop
Nov 13, 2014
An invention created by a group of students has won the 27th Student Innovation Contest, an event held as part of the User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) Conference. Three KAIST students were selected by their fellow participants to win first place in the 27th UIST...

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New protein leads to potential diabetes cure
Nov 10, 2014
A domestic research team has identified a new protein that may provide opportunities for the development of new therapeutics against diabetes. The team, led by life sciences Professor Choi Jang-hyun at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), has successful...

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The world of robots showcased at 2014 Robot World
Oct 28, 2014
The 2014 Robot World convention has shown off the present and future of the robotic industries, ranging from industrial robots to household machines. A wide variety of robots were on exhibit at the automaton show, held at the KINTEX convention center in Ilsan, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeong...

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5G, star of ITU Plenipotentiary Conference
Oct 24, 2014
President Park Geun-hye looks at a demonstration of SK Telecom's 5G technology at the World IT Show after the opening ceremony of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference on October 20.The star of the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference, currently taking place at the BEXCO convention center...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #36
Oct 23, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #36 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: 끝검은말매미충, KkutgeomunmalmaemichungScientific name: Bothrogonia japonica Ishihara Dist...

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Nobel laureates take on new look
Oct 21, 2014
The Nobel Prize winners stood before the camera, held on to the cardboard placard and put on a funny or mischievous face. These famous prize-winners can now be seen in a series of photographic images taken by German photographer Volker Steger in the Sketches of Science exhibition...