gnb content footer

home

News Focus

Sci/Tech

Sci/Tech

Sci/Tech RSS RSS

Sci/Tech

Dongui_Bogam_Series_Photo_02_th_02.jpg

The Value of the Dongui Bogam and its Status in East As...
May 07, 2014
Historical Background In the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, East Asian Medicine developed a new logical model about medical information on the basis of Neo-confucianism. At the same period, it increased the amount of medical information by gathering data from all over East Asi...

stemcell-140502-thumb2.jpg

Embryonic stem cells cloned for first time using adult ...
May 02, 2014
Researchers have succeeded in cloning embryonic stem cells using adults' somatic cells for the first time in the world. Embryonic stem cells are pluripotent stem cells that are derived from the inner cell mass of a blastocyst and which can differentiate into any type of cell. Der...

140501_korea_nature_thb2.jpg

Nature You Meet in the Mountains #22
May 01, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #22 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: 베짱이, Bejjangi Scientific name: Hexacentrus unicolor Serville Distributio...

puran-140429-thumb2.jpg

Scientists cut potential carcinogens in processed foods
Apr 29, 2014
Researchers have developed a way to reduce the amount of furan, a potentially harmful carcinogen, that occurs in one's daily diet. Furan (C4H4O) is a chemical substance that can be produced unintentionally when foods are heated while being manufactured. The U.S. Department of Hea...

Dongui_Bogam_Series_Photo_th_02.jpg

What is the Dongui Bogam?
Apr 29, 2014
□ Introduction Korean Medicine has a long history of several thousand years, forming an East Asian Traditional Medicine axis along with Traditional Chinese Medicine, Kampo Medicine in Japan, and Traditional Vietnamese Medicine. It is compatible with biomedicine in Korean society ...

140424_korea_nature_thb2.jpg

Nature You Meet in the Mountains #21
Apr 24, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #21 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: 모메뚜기, Momeddugi Scientific name: Tetrix japonica (Bolivar) Distributio...

Nanoqplus_sss.jpg

Internet of Things OS receives int'l certification
Apr 24, 2014
These days it is possible to use the Internet not only with computers and mobile phones, but also with televisions, automobiles and refrigerators, or even wrist watches. Thanks to these smart devices and their interconnectedness, we can order a robotic vacuum cleaner to clean the...

UHD-140422-thumb2.jpg

Next-generation ultra HD broadcasting goes on the air
Apr 22, 2014
Next-generation ultra high-definition (HD) broadcasting has become a reality for the first time. U-max, an ultra HD cable TV channel, recently went on the air and started broadcasting four hours of ultra HD programming five times per day, including documentaries, cartoons and liv...

140418_korea_nature_thb2.jpg

Nature You Meet in the Mountains #20
Apr 18, 2014
Flora & Fauna of Korea #20 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: 꼽등이, Ggopdeungi Scientific name: Diestrammena apicalis Brunner Distribut...

tropicalfish-140414-thumb2.jpg

Jeju Island: haven for tropical fish
Apr 14, 2014
The number of tropical fish inhabiting the waters off the shores of Jeju Island, south of the Korean Peninsula, has been increasing every year and now accounts for half of the type of fish living in the area. Tropical fish account for 51 percent, or 48 types, of the 95 species of...