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Korean battery makers stand out in global market
Dec 22, 2015
Korea-made batteries are leading the electric car lithium ion (Li-ion) battery market. A new Leaderboard Report released on Dec. 7 by Navigant Research, a global research body that provides market research, ranked LG Chem and Samsung SDI as first and third, respectively, ...

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K-ICT hardware conference held in Seoul
Dec 16, 2015
The K-ICT Equipment Industry Festival opens with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Dec. 11 at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Seoul. On Dec. 11, the K-ICT Equipment Industry Festival opened in Seoul. The high-tech hardware convention, held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, was o...

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New variety of barley developed for beer
Dec 15, 2015
Rich-flavored microbrews are growing in popularity, and a newly developed strain of barley may extend this. A recent trend among drinkers, along with flavored soju, is the growing popularity of microbrews. Building on this, there's happy news now for beer-drinkers beca...

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Korea places third at International Junior Science Olym...
Dec 14, 2015
Members of Team Korea, which came in third at the 12th International Junior Science Olympiad, pose for a photo with their medals. Korea placed third at the 12th International Junior Science Olympiad (IJSO-2015). The event this year was held in Daegu from ...

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Korea develops new strain of basmati rice
Nov 11, 2015
First, they smelled it. Then they tasted a spoonful of it. Finally, they wrote down their comments on a sheet of paper. This rice-tasting was held in Suwon on Nov. 9, hosted by the National Institute of Agricultural Science (NIAS), part of the Rural Development Administrat...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #52
Nov 05, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #52 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: 톱다리개미허리노린재 Topdarigaemiheorinorinjae Scientific name: Riptortus cla...

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Cooperative conservation of native plants in Central As...
Nov 05, 2015
The Korea National Arboretum has published an illustrated plant book, "Flora of the Western Tien Shan: The Chimgan Mountains," along with the Uzbekistani Institute of the Gene Pool of Plants and Animals. The book is published in Korean, English, Russian and Uzbek. An illustr...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #51
Oct 29, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #51 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: 큰허리노린재 (keunheorinorinjae) Scientific name: Melypteryx fuliginosa (Uhl...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #50
Oct 22, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #50 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: 장수허리노린재, Jangsuheorlnorinjae Scientific Name: Anoplocnemis dallasi Kirit...

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Research team develops world's first foldable battery
Oct 14, 2015
No, it is not a paper crane -- it is a battery. A research team led jointly by Lee Sun-young at the Korea Forest Research Institute and Lee Sang-young of the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology has developed a foldable, windable and bendable battery. Fol...