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Scientists discovers HIV RNA restrictor enzyme
Jul 29, 2014
Commonly known as AIDS, the acquired immune deficiency syndrome is one of humanity's incurable diseases, one which take thousands of lives every year. According to statistics from the U.N.'s UNAIDS program, the number of those suffering from AIDS exceeded 35 million in 2012. A gr...


Scientists discover target protein for treating arterio...
Jul 25, 2014
Ewha Womans University researchers have discovered a protein that can disassemble cholesterol in the liver and thus suppresses hyperlipidemia, a well-known risk factor for arteriosclerosis, or the hardening of the arteries. It is expected to be used as a target protein for the de...


Researchers develop world's most efficient solar cell
Jul 21, 2014
Scientists at the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) have developed a structure for and the manufacturing technology for a mineral and organic hybrid Perovskite solar cell, the most efficient photovoltaic cell design in the world. It is expected to pave the w...


Scientists find new cancer treatment technologies
Jul 16, 2014
A cancer patient is receiving radiation therapy. Korean researchers have received international attention as they recently developed new technologies for cancer treatment. A research team led by Dr. Hwang Sang-Gu of the Korea Institute of Radiological & Medical Sciences first...


Nature You Meet in the Mountains #32
Jul 16, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #32 publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 유지매미, Yujimaemi Scientific name: Graptopsaltria nigrofuscata (Motschulsky) ...


Nature You Meet in the Mountains #31
Jul 09, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #31 publishes a series of articles, “Nature You Meet in the Mountains,” about the peninsula’s mushrooms, insects, trees and herbs & flowers. Insects Name: 말매미, Malmaemi Scientific name: Cryptotympana dubia (Haupt) Distributi...


State-of-the-art technologies on show at Nano Korea
Jul 08, 2014
An event fostering nanotechnology businesses and exchange, Nano Korea 2014, took place in Seoul from July 2-4. Renowned scholars as well as 2,000 researchers took part, sharing information and knowledge, while 339 companies from 15 nations showcased their technologies. The...


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...