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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #30
Jun 26, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #30 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: 꽃매미, Ggotmaemi, Flower Cicada Scientific name: Limois emelianovi Oshanin...

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Gene therapy leads to possible hemophilia cure
Jun 24, 2014
Researchers have developed a way to repair broken cells, a step forward in gene therapy. Specifically, the scientists have found a way to correct the inverted segment in human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) and change it back to its normal orientation by using a transcrip...

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A Quick View of the "Dongui Bogam" 2: External Bodily E...
Jun 24, 2014
The second section on external bodily elements primarily deals with exteriorly exposed parts of the body and their associated disorders. Starting from the head and going down the body, starting with the face and then descending to the midsection of the body, we have the chest, ab...

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Korea, EU become 5G development partners
Jun 20, 2014
Korea and the EU have agreed to cooperate in developing information and communications technology (ICT) that includes next-generation 5G mobile networks.On June 16, Korean Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning Choi Mun-kee and Neelie Kroes, the vice president for the Europ...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #29
Jun 19, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #29 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: 어리광대거품벌레, Clown Bubble Insect Scientific name: Philaronia nigrifrons Mat...

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A Quick View of the Dongui Bogam 1: Internal Bodily Ele...
Jun 18, 2014
The first section on ‘Internal Bodily Elements’ comprises various essays on internal conditions. First, the intrinsic aspects of the body are explained, including the essence 精, qi 氣, spirit 神, and blood 血, followed by dreams, the voice, speech, fluids, and phlegm-rheum, which re...

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Researchers identify beef tenderness gene
Jun 17, 2014
The genes that determine the tenderness of beef have been discovered. Researchers have revealed a correlation between the DNA of calpain and calpastatin, two proteins that control the softness of beef, according to the Rural Development Administration on June 8. It is widely know...

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Nature You Meet in the Mountains #28
Jun 12, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #28 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: 만주거품벌레, Manjugeopumbeolle Scientific name: Aphrophora straminea Kato Di...

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Understanding of Illness in the Dongui Bogam
Jun 10, 2014
In ancient times, the key to understanding and treating illness throughout the world was that a human was regarded as a holistic entity in both physical and spiritual aspects. Ancient people generally classified diseases according to visible and sensible symptoms. They focused on...

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Hand motions can control smart devices: scientists
Jun 09, 2014
The image of a map on a big screen moves when a person opens her hand or closes it into a fist. The user can select and enlarge the image, and even control a cursor on the screen, by moving her hands about. This is no longer a scene from a science fiction movie. The Electronics a...