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Researchers develop more precise ‘DNA scissors’ technol...
Jun 15, 2016
Korean researchers have developed a new “DNA scissors" technology that can accurately cut out one sole strand of double-stranded DNA. Teams of researchers -- a research team from the Institute for Basic Science (IBS), led by the Center for Genome Editing's Director Kim Jin...

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Zika test kit hits market
Jun 13, 2016
Zika IgG/IgM is a diagnosis tool that will help to quickly and easily test for Zika virus infections. A new diagnosis tool for the Zika virus has been developed that can diagnose and analyze a virus infection just as quickly and conveniently as using a pregnancy test. ...

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Practice inventing on new mobile app
Apr 08, 2016
The new mobile app 'Invention City' is designed to encourage students to learn how to combine things around them in their daily lives and to come up with new inventions. If you have children and have ever felt bad when you give your children your mobile phone to play with s...

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Daegu rises as nation's 'smartest city'
Apr 04, 2016
Once Daegu becomes a pilot city for the Internet of Things (IoT), residents will be able to monitor their home water, gas and electricity usage in real-time. The city of Daegu has been chosen as the pilot city to test-drive a city-wide implementation of the Internet of ...

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Explore Hongdo Island in virtual reality
Apr 01, 2016
The Korea National Park Service launches a virtual reality service on March 28 that gives users a tour of the distant island of Hongdo, a small island off the coast of Geojedo Island. It is now possible to virtually explore the uninhabited island of Hongdo from the pal...

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Korea wins 9th Int'l Abilympics for sixth straight time
Mar 30, 2016
After the announcement that Korea is the overall winner at the ninth International Abilympics, the national team poses for a group photo in celebration of its victory. The Korean national team brought home the winning cup at the ninth International Abilmpics, held in ...

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New electrochemical device helps control blood sugar
Mar 29, 2016
A team of Korean researchers has recently developed an electrochemical device that can attach to the skin and control the body's blood sugar levels. If commercialized, this technology could help relieve the burden born by people with diabetes and by those who have to chec...

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Fish collagen used to regenerate skin tissue
Mar 18, 2016
A team of researchers has developed a fish collagen sponge scaffold using leftover fish skin that offers an alternative approach to healing wounds. A team of researchers has developed a new skin tissue substitute to treat wounds that uses collagen extracted from leftove...

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New breath sensor diagnoses possible illnesses
Mar 16, 2016
A team of researchers has developed a detector that uses exhaled breath to diagnose diseases such as lung cancer and diabetes. Patients can now be diagnosed without the need for any blood tests or MRI scans. The research team from the Department of Materials Science & ...

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Green town allows ecofriendly living
Mar 11, 2016
Homes are now going green, as they are relying on renewable energy sources, such as solar energy, for electricity. This is a trend whereby these homes keep a self-sufficient energy supply as a priority. The National Agency for Administrative City Construction and the Ko...