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Researchers Develop e-Skin that is More Sensitive than Fingers

Researchers Develop e-Skin that is More Sensitive than Fingers

POHANG, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed an electronic skin that is more sensitive than human touch, and is capable of distinguishing between different materials. A joint research team from the Pohang University of Science and Technology and the University of Ulsan announced on Tuesday that it had succeeded in developing [...]

AI Finds Optimum Conditions to Raise Productivity of Chemical Engineering

AI Finds Optimum Conditions to Raise Productivity of Chemical Engineering

DAEJEON, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A recently published study from South Korea has revealed the optimum conditions to raise productivity of chemical engineering using artificial intelligence (AI). A research team from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology conducted an AI-based virtual experiment to demonstrate a more productive way to change methane, a greenhouse [...]

Researchers Develop Cochlea-shaped AI Voice Recognition Sensor

Researchers Develop Cochlea-shaped AI Voice Recognition Sensor

DAEJEON, Feb. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based, ultra-sensitive voice recognition sensor by imitating the structure of the human ear. A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) announced Monday that they had developed a voice recognition sensor designed after a human cochlea, [...]

Researchers Develop Detoxication Technology Using Ice

Researchers Develop Detoxication Technology Using Ice

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Polar Research Institute introduced Tuesday a new technology that uses a unique reaction caused by ice to eradicate toxins and retrieve useful substances. The institute, along with Hallym University and the California Institute of Technology, discovered that a frozen solution of chrome and iodine suppresses chrome’s toxicity [...]

S. Korea to Invest 45 bln Won to Develop New Technologies to Monitor Space Objects

S. Korea to Invest 45 bln Won to Develop New Technologies to Monitor Space Objects

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will invest 45 billion won (US$41 million) in the next five years to develop next-generation technologies to track and monitor space objects, a state-run research center said Wednesday. The new laser-based technologies are aimed at better monitoring objects that fly over the Korean Peninsula amid an increase [...]

State-run Research Institute to Develop Air Taxi

State-run Research Institute to Develop Air Taxi

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers embarking on a joint project to develop a flying taxi. The state-run Korea Institute of Ceramic Engineering and Technology signed an agreement with local recreational boats manufacturer Angelux on Thursday to develop and commercialize urban air mobility (UAM) air taxis. The institute plans to transfer five [...]

Researchers Use Metabolic Engineering to Produce Precursors for Medicines

Researchers Use Metabolic Engineering to Produce Precursors for Medicines

DAEJEON, Jan. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has developed a new technology that produces amines, chemical substances used in various industries, using biotechnology instead of petrochemical processing. A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) announced Monday a new technology that creates strains of Escherichai colis, which can produce [...]

S. Korea, NASA Start Building Space Telescope

S. Korea, NASA Start Building Space Telescope

SEOUL, Jan. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s science ministry said Wednesday it has started manufacturing a space telescope in a joint project with the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). The Ministry of Science and ICT said NASA has approved the preliminary design for the Spectro-Photometer [...]