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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 [...]

Scientists Develop Alloys That Can Withstand Extreme Low Temperatures

Scientists Develop Alloys That Can Withstand Extreme Low Temperatures

SEOUL, July 12 (Korea Bizwire) – A group of South Korean scientists have developed high-strength and high-entropy alloys that can withstand temperatures as low as minus 196 degrees Celsius, the ICT ministry said Wednesday, a finding that can have various industrial applications. The team led by Kim Hyung-seob at Pohang University of Science and Technology developed [...]

KAIST to Hold AI World Cup for University Students

KAIST to Hold AI World Cup for University Students

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean university will host the world’s very first Artificial Intelligence World Cup later this year, which will see teams consisting of South Korean university students with artificial intelligence algorithm programs competing in multiple events, ranging from AI-based football and sports commentary to writing articles based on the outcome [...]

South Korean Researchers Develop Device for Humane Animal Testing

South Korean Researchers Develop Device for Humane Animal Testing

DAEJEON, South Korea, Jun. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has discovered a new technology which will allow animal testing on rodents to be conducted without dissection. Biomeasurement scientists at the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) announced on Wednesday that they had developed a device with which researchers can measure [...]