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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...


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...


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...


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 ...


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...


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 ...


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...


70 years of Korean tech at a glance
Aug 03, 2015
Participants in the opening ceremony observe the humanoid robot Hubo at the Korea Science & Creativity Festival. From Korea’s first mass-produced car, the Pony, through black and white TVs to the humanoid robot Hubo, an exhibit recently offered a special opportunity to have...


New technology catches mosquitoes
Jul 30, 2015
A new technology has been developed that will make your summer much less annoying. It's a technology that can catch mosquitoes. The Korea Environmental Industry Technology Institute recently announced that it has come up with a new method to catch mosquitoes using another inse...


Young biologist wins first place
Jul 23, 2015
One of four students came in fifth place in the 26th International Biology Olympiad, an eight-day contest that ran from July 12 to 20 in Denmark. From left are: Seok Jin-hyeon, the highest-scoring gold medalist in the contest, Kim Min-su, Kim Min-jeong and Im Seon-ho. Fou...