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New Robotics Technology Expected to Save Carmakers Time and Money

New Robotics Technology Expected to Save Carmakers Time and Money

GWANGJU, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a robotic arm that can automatically finish molding processes, which are usually completed manually. A research team from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) said Wednesday that it has succeeded in increasing the joint rigidity of robots with a special design. In [...]

Researchers Develop Drug Monitoring Technology to Prevent Dosage Errors

Researchers Develop Drug Monitoring Technology to Prevent Dosage Errors

DAEJEON, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A team of researchers has developed a monitoring technology that accurately administers even a drop of drugs and prevents dosage errors, helping to reduce medical accidents. The Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) said Thursday it has developed a technology that measures even the smallest quantity of [...]

Roundworms Used to Find Treatment Material for Human Intestinal Diseases

Roundworms Used to Find Treatment Material for Human Intestinal Diseases

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of South Korean scientists has successfully used common roundworms to quickly and effectively check a medicinal material that can be developed to treat various human intestinal diseases, a state-run research institute said Sunday. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) said a team, led by Kang [...]

S. Korea Develops Nanoleaf Catalyst to Generate Hydrogen Energy

S. Korea Develops Nanoleaf Catalyst to Generate Hydrogen Energy

POHANG, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A nanoleaf catalyst that follows the principle of photosynthesis to create hydrogen energy has been developed by a South Korean research team. Researchers at Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH) imitated the mechanism of a monocotyledon to create a biomimetic nanoleaf electrocatalyst that accelerates the generation of oxygen [...]

Floating Eggs Highlight Institute’s Social Media Outreach Campaign

Floating Eggs Highlight Institute’s Social Media Outreach Campaign

CHANGWON, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute (KERI), affiliated with the Ministry of Science and ICT, is receiving positive responses after launching a new social media campaign. The research institute in Changwon, South Gyeongsang Province said Tuesday that it used superconducting technology to make eggs float and posted videos of the [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

DAEJEON, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new biodegradable stent that naturally dissolves within the human body. It is composed of a unique material which became the world’s first to pass a pre-clinical trial. The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials in Daejeon announced on Tuesday that its [...]

Preference for Certain Locations Caused by Astrocytes in the Brain: Study

Preference for Certain Locations Caused by Astrocytes in the Brain: Study

DAEJEON, Aug. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Institute for Basic Science (IBS) announced on Wednesday that it has found an explanation for brain cell activity that results in preference for a certain location. In sum, memories of preferred locations are created while astrocytes in the brain combine with opioids, compounds that are known to cause [...]

S. Korean Researchers Announce 5-Minute Test for Dementia

S. Korean Researchers Announce 5-Minute Test for Dementia

DAEJEON, Jul. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new method to distinguish the severity of dementia by analyzing brain waves. The Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine (KIOM), jointly with the Human Anti-Aging Standards Research Institute (HASRI), announced on Thursday the development of a new technology that analyzes brain waves [...]

Researchers Develop New Technology to Produce Cheaper Hydrogen

Researchers Develop New Technology to Produce Cheaper Hydrogen

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new technology that can significantly reduce the cost of catalysts required to produce hydrogen, an eco-friendly source of energy, by electrolyzing water. The Korea Institute of Materials Science (KIMS) research team announced on Tuesday that it has developed a more affordable [...]