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New Technology Recycles Plastic Bottles into Medicine

New Technology Recycles Plastic Bottles into Medicine

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A newly developed technology uses material from recycled plastic bottles as components of pharmaceutical products. A joint research team from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Korea University, and Ewha Women’s University announced on Tuesday that they had developed a new technology that chemically disassembles plastic bottles [...]

Researchers Develop AI-based Traffic Accident Assessment System

Researchers Develop AI-based Traffic Accident Assessment System

GWANGJU, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a system that can analyze black box videos with artificial intelligence (AI) to determine who is responsible for traffic accidents. The AI accident assessment system developed by a research team from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) does not involve humans directly, [...]

Scientists Develop Technology to Wirelessly Charge Smart Contact Lenses

Scientists Develop Technology to Wirelessly Charge Smart Contact Lenses

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean scientists have developed a technology to wirelessly charge smart contact lenses for continuous operation, a development that could open new horizons for wearables, the National Research Foundation (NRF) said Sunday. The state-run foundation that supported the research said a team of scientists led by Park Jang-ung, a [...]

Fluorescent Light Used to Track Inflammatory Response in Real-time

Fluorescent Light Used to Track Inflammatory Response in Real-time

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a video technology that can monitor various inflammatory responses within the human body in real-time. A joint research team from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) and Seoul National University Medical School used Caspase-1, an enzyme activated in the initial [...]

S. Korea Unveils World’s First Geostationary Air Pollution Monitoring Satellite

S. Korea Unveils World’s First Geostationary Air Pollution Monitoring Satellite

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Thursday unveiled the world’s first geostationary environmental monitoring satellite that can closely check the movement of fine dust and other air pollutants in the East Asian region in real time. The 3.4-ton Chollian-2B, scheduled to be sent into orbit from French Guiana in February 2020, will [...]

Researchers Develop Algorithm That Detects Drowsiness

Researchers Develop Algorithm That Detects Drowsiness

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean scientists have developed an algorithm that can detect instantaneous drowsiness via brainwaves, opening a new possibility for preventing car accidents caused by nodding off at the wheel. A research team from Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced on Wednesday that it had applied machine learning to brainwave [...]

Researchers Find Way to Decompose Animal Remains with Microorganisms

Researchers Find Way to Decompose Animal Remains with Microorganisms

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean scientists have discovered a way to efficiently dispose of animal remains by utilizing microorganisms, a state-run institute said Wednesday, paving the way for the country to promptly handle carcasses in case of outbreaks of animal diseases. Quarantine authorities can utilize microorganisms whose temperature can increase up to [...]