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Korean, Japanese institutes to tie up for research on freshwater life

A South Korean research institute on freshwater organisms and biodiversity conservation said Thursday it will sign a business pact with Japan's Lake Biwa Museum this week to push ahead with joint rese...

Updated : 2017.04.20 14:16

Study on lactic acid bacteria from kimchi sheds light on treatment of atopic dermatitis

Researchers said Wednesday they have found that lactic acid bacteria in kimchi, a traditional Korean fermented vegetable dish, is potentially effective in treating atopic dermatitis, a chronic inflamm...

Updated : 2017.04.12 16:58

Scientists develop artificial skin with sensitivity

A group of South Korean scientists has developed an artificial skin with sensitivity, the science ministry said Tuesday, a development that could be a boon to a variety of robots and products in numer...

Updated : 2017.04.04 09:44

Scientists develop new drug treatment for brain cancer

A group of South Korean medial scientists has developed a new type of non-surgical procedure to deliver drugs to tumors in the brain, the science ministry said Tuesday, opening up new treatment opport...

Updated : 2017.03.28 16:01

Scientists develop anti-counterfeit film

A state-funded chemical institute said Monday that it has developed a new anti-counterfeit film that changes color when it comes in contact with a person's breath, a finding that can be applied to var...

Updated : 2017.03.27 17:02

Scientists develop thermoelectric graphene

A group of South Korean scientists has developed a graphene with enhanced thermoelectric capabilities, a state-run science laboratory said Monday, a discovery that could be used for wearable technolog...

Updated : 2017.03.27 13:55

Scientists develop nanochannel with super-fast ion transportation

A group of South Korean scientists discovered that a nanochannel smaller than 5 nanometers can act as a better transporter of ion, the science ministry said Thursday, expanding new horizons for the na...

Updated : 2017.03.23 14:28

Scientists develop gold nanomaterials for gout treatment

A group of South Korean scientists developed a new type of gold nano-sized materials to treat hyperuricemia, the science ministry said Wednesday, opening a new gateway for the treatment of diseases su...

Updated : 2017.03.22 16:01

Korea to strengthen monitoring of 2 drug-resistant bacteria

South Korean health authorities said Friday they will strengthen monitoring of two super bacteria -- the Vancomycin resistant Staphylococcus aureus and carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae -- that ...

Updated : 2017.03.17 09:52

Korean space institute details interstellar journey to 'Earth-like' planet

A South Korean space institute said Wednesday that one of its astrophysicists has suggested a way to protect a nano-sized spacecraft during an interstellar voyage project that was unveiled last year.I...

Updated : 2017.03.15 14:58

Scientists develop new peptide to treat autoinflammatory diseases

A group of South Korean scientists have developed a new type of peptide to treat autoinflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, the science ministry said Wednesday.Autoinflammatory diseases a...

Updated : 2017.03.15 12:02

Scientists discover REM sleep's role in memory development

A group of South Korean scientists discovered that rapid eye movement sleep has a role in memory consolidation, a state-run science laboratory said Monday, a finding that could lead to a treatment for...

Updated : 2017.03.13 14:47

Scientists develop easy blood glucose monitoring device for diabetes patients

A group of South Korean scientists has developed a convenient and accurate blood glucose monitoring device that does not require a blood sample, the state-run research center said Sunday, a developmen...

Updated : 2017.03.12 12:43

Surgeons conduct hand transplant for 1st time in S. Korea

A team of surgeons reported Friday that they have completed a hand transplant on a man in his 30s, marking the first time that a surgery replacing a hand has taken place in South Korea.The 25-strong t...

Updated : 2017.02.03 20:28

Antibiotics prescription for infants much higher in South Korea: report

South Korean infants are prescribed antibiotics in much higher frequency than those in other countries, the latest research report said Thursday, confirming concerns in the medical community of seriou...

Updated : 2017.01.19 11:21