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Researchers Develop Cheap, Long-lasting Catalyst to Extract Hydrogen from Water

Researchers Develop Cheap, Long-lasting Catalyst to Extract Hydrogen from Water

SEOUL, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed an affordable and long-lasting electrocatalyst that can cleanly and efficiently extract hydrogen from water, a state-run science institute said Sunday. A team of researchers led by Yoo Sung-jong has made a special catalyst that can produce hydrogen without relying on expensive platinum, the Korea [...]

New Smart Windows Automatically Darken in Sunny Weather and Lighten Under Cloudy Conditions

New Smart Windows Automatically Darken in Sunny Weather and Lighten Under Cloudy Conditions

POHANG, Sept. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new material that can adjust the amount of sunlight that penetrates through window. A research team at the Pohang University of Science and Technology announced on Wednesday that copper-based perovskite can be used as a new component in smart windows since [...]

AmorePacific Develops World’s First Clinical Evaluation Method for Blue Light Skin Protection

AmorePacific Develops World’s First Clinical Evaluation Method for Blue Light Skin Protection

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a clinical evaluation method for blue light skin protection, in a world first. The Anti-Pollution Research Center of AmorePacific Corp., a major cosmetics maker, announced on Thursday that it found a blue light wavelength that is harmful to skin and developed a [...]

New AI Model Developed to Predict Foreign COVID-19 Inflows

New AI Model Developed to Predict Foreign COVID-19 Inflows

SEOUL, Aug. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based model that can predict the number of foreign COVID-19 cases entering the country. Researchers from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology announced on Wednesday that it had developed a new AI model that was capable [...]

New Camera Can Spot People Who Cough or Sneeze, Sensing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

New Camera Can Spot People Who Cough or Sneeze, Sensing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

DAEJEON, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A new camera has been developed to indicate the location of people who cough or sneeze as an image by recognizing the sound of coughing on a real-time basis, the South Korea’s top engineering and technology university said Monday. The camera is expected to contribute to preventing the spread [...]

S. Korea’s First Military Satellite Launches atop SpaceX Rocket

S. Korea’s First Military Satellite Launches atop SpaceX Rocket

WASHINGTON/SEOUL, July 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s first military communications satellite was successfully launched into space Monday, Seoul’s arms procurement agency said, making the country the world’s 10th to own a communications satellite for military purposes only. The Anasis-II satellite lifted off atop a Falcon 9 Block 5 rocket manufactured by U.S commercial space [...]