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German president pushes for 'innovation through society...
Oct 13, 2015
German President Joachim Gauck delivers his greetings during the Science and Innovation conference. German President Joachim Gauck attended the seventh Joint Korean-German Conference on Science and Innovation on Oct. 13 in Seoul, part of the official itinerary for his st...

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Goesan-gun County seeks green future with organic farmi...
Oct 01, 2015
Chungcheongbuk-do Province (North Chungcheong Province) is the nation's only landlocked province, situated inland and away from the three coasts of the Korean Peninsula. Among its neighboring counties, Goesan-gun County is nestled almost in the middle of the province and i...

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New tech allows seafood, plants to be grown at home
Sep 24, 2015
Kim Su-kyung (left), a researcher at the West Sea Fisheries Research Institute, explains how herbaceous seepweed can be grown using biofloc technology, on Sept. 23 in Incheon. A new technology allows people to raise both seafood and vegetables at their home in urban ar...

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High schoolers excel at International Earth Science Oly...
Sep 24, 2015
The Korean medalists pose for a picture at the ninth International Earth Science Olympiad in Poços de Caldas, Brazil. Korea won second place at the ninth International Earth Science Olympiad (IESO). Ninety-seven students from 25 countries competed over nine day...

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Asia's biggest tech exhibition shows off cutting-edge i...
Sep 22, 2015
A visitor tries on a pair of virtual reality goggles at the Asia Content & Entertainment Fair 2015, on Sep. 20 at the Kimdaejung Convention Center in Gwangju. The Asia Content & Entertainment Fair 2015 (ACE) closed on Sep. 20 after a four-day run in Gwangju i...

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World scientists discuss science, technology
Sep 11, 2015
The OECD Ministerial Meeting Daejeon 2015: World Science & Technology Forum is slated for Oct. 19 to 23 at venues across Daejeon. It will bring together ministers and vice ministers from OECD and ASEAN member nations, and entrepreneurs and scientists from all around the world...

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President pushes industrial investment, manufacturing s...
Aug 26, 2015
President Park Geun-hye attended a ceremony to mark the completion of a new chip factory by SK Hynix in Icheon, Gyeonggi-do Province, on Aug. 25. The chipmaker's new factory, named “M14,” was built on a site about the size of seven and a half football stadiums, covering ...

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Researchers discover hydrothermal vent, new species in ...
Aug 24, 2015
For the first time in the world, Korean researchers have discovered hydrothermal vents while exploring oceanic ridges along the bottom of the Southern Ocean, and have collected new species living around the vents. The Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) announced on Au...

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Raspberry vinegar effective in preventing obesity
Aug 20, 2015
Raspberry vinegar and lacquer tree vinegar have been found to be effective in preventing obesity, the hardening of the arteries and the developing of a fatty liver. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) recently conducted experiments on the effects of fermented ...

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Korea tops WorldSkills Competition
Aug 19, 2015
Korea has claimed victory in the 43rd WorldSkills Competition, an international factory and industrial skills contest, that was held in Sao Paulo this year. Korea clinched 12 gold, seven silver and five bronze medals, outdoing the other nations and taking first place in t...