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Global reactions flow in as Korea’s Internet speed rank...
Jul 08, 2014
Korea has the fastest Internet speed in the world. According to the latest quarterly report “State of the Internet” on July 1 from Akamai Technologies, a cloud services provider in the U.S., Korea topped all other countries in the last quarter in terms of average Internet connect...


Cause for memory loss discovered by scientists
Jul 04, 2014
Alzheimer’s disease is an incurable disease that causes cognitive impairment by affecting the part of the brain responsible for memories. Patients who suffer from this disease will gradually forget everything, including the place they live and even their own names. In a worl...


A Quick View of the Dongui Bogam 4: Herbs, Acupuncture ...
Jul 04, 2014
The section on herbs contains all subjects on medications. In the first section, collection, preparation, decoction, pharmacology, dosage and contraindications are explained under the title of Introduction. Then, herbs are classified based on their natural origins. Since water is...


LED expo gathers best tech from around the world
Jul 01, 2014
The International LED & OLED EXPO 2014 was held for four days from June 25 to 28 at KINTEX, an exhibition hall in Goyang City, Gyeonggi-do (Gyeonggi Province). At the expo, a total of 260 companies from 15 countries introduced 1,000 products, ranging from LED chips, LEDs and ...


Dong-A ST develops antibiotic to fight superbacteria
Jul 01, 2014
Humans have had wars against bacteria throughout their history. Bacteria, which is too small to be seen with the human eye, can cause various infections and even lead to death in severe cases. Researchers have developed many antibiotics to fight bacteria over the past few centuri...


Big data animal models help study of human diseases
Jun 30, 2014
A team of researchers from Korea and the U.S. recently developed a big data, animal-based model using biotechnology and IT that can be used to study human diseases. Professor Lee Insuk of the Department of Biotechnology at Yonsei University led the research team, which included r...


A Quick View of the Dongui Bogam 3: Miscellaneous Disor...
Jun 30, 2014
In the volumes of the third major section, on Miscellaneous Disorders, various aspects of the disorders are approached in a systematic fashion. Early on, the book covers qi circulation, the understanding of the disorders and methods of examination, prescription and treatment. Ext...


Nature You Meet in the Mountains #30
Jun 26, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #30 publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 꽃매미, Ggotmaemi, Flower Cicada Scientific name: Limois emelianovi Oshanin...


Gene therapy leads to possible hemophilia cure
Jun 24, 2014
Researchers have developed a way to repair broken cells, a step forward in gene therapy. Specifically, the scientists have found a way to correct the inverted segment in human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and change it back to its normal orientation by using a transcrip...


A Quick View of the "Dongui Bogam" 2: External Bodily E...
Jun 24, 2014
The second section on external bodily elements primarily deals with exteriorly exposed parts of the body and their associated disorders. Starting from the head and going down the body, starting with the face and then descending to the midsection of the body, we have the chest, ab...