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Taconic Biosciences Expands Microbiome Product and Service Platform

Taconic Biosciences Expands Microbiome Product and Service Platform

HUDSON, N.Y., Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered mouse models and associated services and the only commercial provider of germ-free mice, announced that effective April 26, 2017 they will expand their microbiome product and services platform to include custom Fecal Microbiota Transplantation (FMT) services. To support these new [...]

Nasdaq Reports Record Quarterly Earnings; Announces 19% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

Nasdaq Reports Record Quarterly Earnings; Announces 19% Increase in Quarterly Dividend

NEW YORK, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today reported financial results for the first quarter of 2017.  First quarter net revenues were $583 million, up $49 million or 9% from $534 million in the prior year period.  The first quarter increase in net revenues included a $50 million positive impact from acquisitions [...]

Social Robot Patent Applications Rise Sharply on AI, Robotics Advances: Data

Social Robot Patent Applications Rise Sharply on AI, Robotics Advances: Data

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The application of patents for social robots that can interact and communicate with humans has risen sharply in South Korea in recent years with the advances being made in robotics and artificial intelligence, government data showed Tuesday. Social robot patent applications have surged more than 20 percent annually since [...]

S. Koreans Think 67.2 is Appropriate Age to be Considered Old: Poll

S. Koreans Think 67.2 is Appropriate Age to be Considered Old: Poll

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The age at which South Koreans think a person can be considered old has been pushed back to reflect the general aging of the population, a new poll showed Tuesday. The survey released by Hyundai Research Institute (HRI), a private think tank, showed respondents believed 67.2 should be viewed [...]

Taconic Biosciences Announces Release of New Parkinson’s Disease Animal Model

Taconic Biosciences Announces Release of New Parkinson’s Disease Animal Model

HUDSON, N.Y., Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in genetically engineered mouse models and associated services, announced that effective April 17, 2017, in conjunction with The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), began commercial distribution of a new Parkinson’s disease mouse Model 13940 (C57BL/6- Lrrk2tm4.1Arte). The development of Model [...]

Ancient Buddhist Art Exhibit Opens at Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul

Ancient Buddhist Art Exhibit Opens at Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Chinese Cultural Center in Seoul opened an exhibition Monday to shed light on ancient cultural exchanges through the Silk Road and sophisticated Buddhist art that flourished along the trade route linking Asia and Europe. “The Silk Road: Reflection of Mutual Learning — Dunhuang Art Archive Exhibit” showcased some [...]

Proportion of Introduced Species of Plants Rises in S. Korean Port Cities

Proportion of Introduced Species of Plants Rises in S. Korean Port Cities

POCHEON, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The proportion of introduced plant species within all vegetation in South Korea’s three major port cities showed a steady increase as a result of brisk trade activities, the Korea National Arboretum said Monday. The three cities — the southeastern port city of Busan, the city of Incheon west of [...]