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Mountain village goes high tech
Jul 10, 2015
A farming village nestled along the slopes of Jirisan Mountain in Cheonghak-dong, Hadong-gun County, Gyeongsangnam-do Province (South Gyeongsang Province), has transformed itself into an information and communications technology-based village. On July 6, the Ministry of Ag...

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Tropical, rare birds visit Korea
Jul 07, 2015
Starting several years ago, endangered and rare birds have been found in Korea, perhaps due to higher temperatures caused by global warming. These birds with their unusual yet distinctive shapes and beautiful colors are now catching people's attention. Among the many birds see...

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Even higher speed Internet service on subway, KTX
Jul 02, 2015
Researchers at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) test Mobile Hotspot Network technology that would allow for high-speed Internet access on public transportation. It will be only a short time until Wi-Fi services at up to 1 gigabyte ...

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Insect cosmetics, medicine comes to market
Jul 01, 2015
The Rural Development Administration (RDA) has developed a breakthrough technology that can manufacture cosmetics and medicines based on substances found in bugs. The organization successfully discovered antimicrobial peptides in Copris tripartitus beetles and in scolopend...

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ICT firms advance into Europe
Jun 22, 2015
Korean companies involved in information and communications technology (ICT) have wowed Londoners at a recent convention. On June 16, the “2015 K-Global@London” event brought together a range of Korean ICT companies, giving them a chance to promote their signature items a...

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Mushroom farming benefits from science
Jun 19, 2015
Producing mushrooms using the bottle cultivation method, each species of mushroom requires its own specific level of moisture and its own culture size. Researchers have now fine-tuned their understanding of bottle cultivation and can produce mushrooms under even more ideal circum...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #48
Jun 17, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #48 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: 에사키뿔노린재 Esakibbul norinjae Scientific name: Sastragala esakii Hasegawa ...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #47
Jun 11, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #47 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: 녹색가위뿔노린재 Green scissor horn stinkbug Scientific name: Acanthosoma forficul...

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New tech allows IoT to work on different platforms
Jun 10, 2015
Researchers have unveiled a new technology that enables devices based on different Internet of Things (IoT) platforms to interwork and to become connected to each other. The Korea Electronics Technology Institute (KETI) presented its new interworking technology, based on ...

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KAIST's Hubo robot wins DARPA challenge
Jun 08, 2015
A humanoid robot developed by researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) has become the world's best disaster response robot. Hubo, made by Team KAIST, captured the victory at the final of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (D...