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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #45
Apr 28, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #45 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: 대왕노린재, Great King Stinkbug Scientific name: Pentatoma parametallifera Z...

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Forefront of smart education, Sejong
Apr 24, 2015
Trends in education have caught up with the rapid development of high-speed Internet, smart devices, and software. Schools of Sejong Metropolitan Autonomous City are leading this change. Digital boards are used by Chamsaem Elementary School in Sejong. Digital boards are large s...

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Islands in Korea get 'smarter'
Apr 03, 2015
The islands scattered around the Korean Peninsula are to become "smarter," as a corporation here aims to improve the Internet connections available in outlying regions. KT, one of the nation's larger telecommunications companies, recently launched a project to bring some regi...

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Researchers develop encapsulated LCDs
Mar 26, 2015
Liquid crystal displays (LCDs) have been widely used for TV and laptop screens, among others, as they can show an image's color and shape quite clearly. However, a weakness is that the image on an LCD screen changes when seen from the side, not from the front, due to LCD's flowin...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #44
Mar 25, 2015
Flora & Fauna of Korea #44 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: 북방풀노린재, North Plant Stinkbug Scientific name: Palomena angulosa (Motschul...

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Solar cells become as flexible as paper
Mar 23, 2015
A recently invented new type of organic solar cell has been designed to maintain its functions even when folded over a number of times. A new solar cell is as flexible as paper. It was created by a team at Postech led by Professor Cho Kilwon.This flexible solar cell was crea...

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Marine life on the east coast
Mar 23, 2015
Of the three bodies of water that surround the Korean Peninsula, the deepest and bluest of them all is the East Sea, pronounced Donghae in Korean. Images that jump to mind when thinking about the east coast are white sandy beaches, sturdy dark green pine trees lining the beach, p...

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Visit every corner of Korea via online gov't map
Mar 20, 2015
It has now become much easier to search every virtual corner of Korea through an online map database. The National Geographic Information Institute has launched its online map service, the “Baro e map.” Baro in Korean means direct or instantaneous. The online map provides helpful...

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Smart tech developed to help you study
Mar 13, 2015
The new school year starts in March. Interest in creating the healthiest environment for studying tends to rise during this season. Over the past four years, the number of patents and registered designs for stationary- and desk-related products has shown a rapid increase. Some ...

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Herbs to overcome 'spring fatigue'
Mar 12, 2015
As March begins, spring brings the revival of all life. Ever since ancient times, people believed that the arrival of spring, Ipchun, is when frogs wake from their winter hibernation, and this period was the best season to replenish the body with fresh vegetables from new sprouts...