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New Science Magazines Target Adult Readers

New Science Magazines Target Adult Readers

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – An increasing number of science magazines are being launched in the South Korean publishing industry targeting adult readers, with many experts hopeful that the trend could lead to the expansion of the science literature industry. Among the publishers jumping on the bandwagon of science magazines is EumPublishing, which is [...]

Scientists Develop Solar Cells Out Of Fluorine

Scientists Develop Solar Cells Out Of Fluorine

SEOUL, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of South Korean scientists have developed highly stable and cheap solar cells made out of fluorine, a state-run institute said Tuesday. The team led by Kim Jin-young from the Ulsan National Institute ofScience and Technology (UNIST) developed the edged-selectively fluorinefunctionalized graphene nanoplatelets with structure of perovskite solarcells that can achieve a stability of 82 percent. A perovskite solar cell is a type of cell which includes a perovskite structured compound, considered a [...]

Gov’t Animal Quarantine Agency Acquires Know-how to Make Bird Flu Vaccine

Gov’t Animal Quarantine Agency Acquires Know-how to Make Bird Flu Vaccine

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s animal quarantine agency said Sunday that is has acquired know-how to make its own bird flu vaccines. The Animal and Plant Quarantine Agency (APQA) said that it has developed candidate vaccine materials for its “antigen bank” that targets the H5N6 and H5N1 strains of avian influenza (AI). [...]

S. Korea’s Animal Quarantine Agency Develops Diagnosis Kit for FMD

S. Korea’s Animal Quarantine Agency Develops Diagnosis Kit for FMD

SEOUL, Aug. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s animal quarantine agency said Sunday that its has developed the world’s first diagnosis kit that can simultaneously check three different types of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) strains. The kit is able to detect the O, A and Asia 1 serum types of the highly contagious disease that affects [...]

South Korean Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Paper Micro-Fluid Chip

South Korean Researchers Develop Eco-Friendly Paper Micro-Fluid Chip

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed environment-friendly paper micro-fluid chips that could replace silicon chips in the medical and environmental fields, the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) said on Wednesday. The research team led by professor Hyun Jin-ho at Seoul National University was able to successfully develop [...]

Busan to Invest 11 Billion Won to Develop Wearable Robots for the Elderly

Busan to Invest 11 Billion Won to Develop Wearable Robots for the Elderly

BUSAN, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The Busan Metropolitan Government has announced plans to invest almost 12 billion won into developing wearable robots for the elderly over the next four years. Busan’s project dubbed ‘soft wearable suit technology development venture’ was recently picked up by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MSIP), as [...]