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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #13
Feb 13, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #13 Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. InsectsName: 콩중이 KongjungiScientific name: Gastrimargus marmoratus (Thunberg)Distribution: Korea...

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Korea's 2nd Antarctic base to open February 12
Feb 07, 2014
The Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station, Korea’s second Antarctic base, will open on February 12 in Terra Nova Bay, Victoria Land, in the southeastern part of Antarctica. (Photo courtesy of the Korea Polar Research Institute)"The Jang Bogo Antarctic Research Station will be open...

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Cyclotron to produce radioactive isotopes
Feb 06, 2014
A medium-sized particle accelerator will start operations later this year, producing radioactive isotopes for use in medical diagnosis and treatment. The 30-mega-electron-volt (MeV) RFT-30 cyclotron was built by the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute’s (KAERI) advanced radiat...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #12
Feb 06, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #12 Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. InsectsName: 깃동잠자리 Gitdong jamjariScientific name: Sympetrum infuscatum (Selys) Distribution: Ko...

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Researchers develop new genetic analysis technique
Feb 05, 2014
Researchers have developed a new technique to analyze genetic information that uses RNA-guided engineered nuclease (RGEN) derived from the CRISPR/Cas bacterial immune system. The technology allows scientists to cut DNA sequences, including cancer-causing mutations, and rapidly an...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #11
Feb 03, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #11 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: 고추좀잠자리 Gochujomjamjari Scientific name: Sympetrum depressiusculum (Selys) Distribu...

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DNA researchers analyze secret hot taste of chilies
Jan 28, 2014
The secret of the chili pepper’s hot taste has been unveiled. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) recently announced that it has finished a complete analysis of the chili’s gene sequence using homegrown technology and has identified the “spicy” chromosome. The analysis was...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #10
Jan 23, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #10 Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. InsectsName: 나비잠자리 Nabi jamjariScientific name: Rhyothemis fuliginosa SelysDistribution: Korea, C...

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Korean ICT classroom opens in Azerbaijan
Jan 21, 2014
A Korean-built state-of-the-art classroom was opened in a high school in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, on January 14. The classroom focuses on information and communications technology (ICT) and the use of high tech in education. Among the 70-odd people present at the opening ...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #9
Jan 16, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #9Korea.net publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 중간밀잠자리 junggan miljamjari Scientific name: Orthetrum japonicum internum McLachlanDis...