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Development of Smart Architecture that can Feel Pain Like a Human Being

Development of Smart Architecture that can Feel Pain Like a Human Being

BUSAN, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Because the nerves are spread all over the body, humans can sense pain and stay healthy by receiving treatment before the symptoms worsen. A South Korean research team has developed a fundamental technology that detects minute changes such as vibration and deformation on its own and diagnoses the safety [...]

Seoul National University Develops Eco-friendly Restrooms

Seoul National University Develops Eco-friendly Restrooms

SEOUL, Mar. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A research team at Seoul National University (SNU) combined technology with a traditional Korean toilet ‘haeuso’ to develop an eco-friendly restroom. Prof. Han Moo-young and his research team at SNU’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering designed the Tori restroom, which automatically recycles human waste into fertilizer without requiring [...]

Researchers Develop Low-cost Food Source for White Grubs

Researchers Develop Low-cost Food Source for White Grubs

JINJU, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Gyeongsangnam-do Agricultural Research and Extension Services (GNARES) announced on Tuesday that had developed a low-cost food source to reduce the production cost of larvae of Protaetia brevitarsis seulensis, an edible insect, and had started to increase the competitiveness of farming the larvae by supplying the low-cost food to farmers. [...]

Like Migratory Birds, Humans Also Capable of Finding North

Like Migratory Birds, Humans Also Capable of Finding North

DEAJEON, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study has revealed that humans are just as capable as other animals of finding north without a compass. The National Research Foundation of Korea in Daejeon announced on Sunday that a research team led by Prof. Chae Kwon-seok from Kyungpook National University confirmed that humans also have [...]

DNA Test Paves Way for Identifying Origin of Goat Meat: NAQS

DNA Test Paves Way for Identifying Origin of Goat Meat: NAQS

SEOUL, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run agricultural watchdog said Monday it has applied a new DNA analysis technology that can be used to distinguish locally-produced goat meat from imported goods. The National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service (NAQS) the technology can be used to uncover goat-meat products which fabricated their countries of [...]

Medical Mathematics Center to be Established in S. Korea to Address Medical Problems

Medical Mathematics Center to be Established in S. Korea to Address Medical Problems

DAEJEON, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS) in Daejeon will be creating a new medical mathematics center to conduct research that can raise the success rate of designing effective treatment plans based on precise medical information. Medical mathematics takes into account mathematical explanations and modeling theories to solve various [...]

Bangladesh to Visit S. Korea for Nuclear Technology

Bangladesh to Visit S. Korea for Nuclear Technology

DAEJEON, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Bangladesh, in its recent effort to develop nuclear technology to overcome the country’s lack of natural resources, will be visiting South Korea for technological cooperation. The Bangladesh Atomic Energy Commission (BAEC) will be holding a technological assistance workshop at the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI) from February 18 [...]