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Researchers to Develop New Dielectric Analysis System

Researchers to Develop New Dielectric Analysis System

DAEJEON, Jul. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A ‘Next Generation Korean Dielectric Analysis System’ will be established to reduce the cost of dielectric analysis, which helps manage various diseases. The Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB) announced on Thursday that it was selected for the government project to develop a new dielectric analysis system. [...]

Pothole Patent Submissions on the Rise

Pothole Patent Submissions on the Rise

DAEJEON, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — As South Korea enters the monsoon season, road management authorities are increasingly concerned over potholes, the so-called ‘land mines of the road.’ As such, there are an increasing number of patents that deal with repairing sealcoated roads and pavement. Potholes refer to pot-shaped depressions in a road surface where [...]

Researchers Develop Deep Learning Model That Predicts Subway Ventilation System Failures

Researchers Develop Deep Learning Model That Predicts Subway Ventilation System Failures

DAEJEON, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A team of South Korean researchers has developed a new algorithm that can predict failures in the ventilation system located throughout Seoul’s subway network. The National Institute for Mathematical Sciences (NIMS) and Seoul Transportation Corporation announced on Monday that they have developed a new program that automatically detects part [...]

Researchers Develop Knowhow to Determine Corrosion of Key Nuclear Reactor Parts

Researchers Develop Knowhow to Determine Corrosion of Key Nuclear Reactor Parts

SEOUL, Jul. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed the expertise to precisely determine corrosion levels in key parts of nuclear reactors, potentially greatly improving operational safety, a state-run atomic energy institute said Tuesday. The discovery is expected to make it easier for nuclear plant operators to forecast when to replace such critical [...]

S. Korea Develops Cloth-like Wearable Heaters

S. Korea Develops Cloth-like Wearable Heaters

SEOUL, Jun. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a flexible, transparent wearable heater that can be used in heating and medical devices for small spaces including window sills in cars and buildings to prevent frost. Researchers worldwide are attempting to develop wearable heaters using metal nanowires, graphene, and graphene-oxide. A joint research [...]

S. Korean Astronomers Discover Asteroid That Could Potentially Hit Earth

S. Korean Astronomers Discover Asteroid That Could Potentially Hit Earth

SEOUL, Jun. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean astronomers have discovered an asteroid that could potentially collide with Earth, although the odds are extremely low, marking the first finding of a hazardous asteroid by the country’s scientists, a state-run science institute said Tuesday. The potentially hazardous astroid (PHA), provisionally labeled 2018 PP29, earlier this month [...]

Baby Bottles Made of Plant Material a Reality with New Bioplastics

Baby Bottles Made of Plant Material a Reality with New Bioplastics

DAEJEON, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A research team at the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology has developed high-strength and thermal resisting super bioplastics that do not contain any harmful chemicals. Thanks to its unrivaled convenience, plastic, which is widely used in our society, has recently been cited as the main culprit for environmental [...]

Plasma, Neither Liquid nor Gas, Leads the Agricultural Industry

Plasma, Neither Liquid nor Gas, Leads the Agricultural Industry

DAEJEON, Jun. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers are working hard to commercialize the innovative idea of applying plasma technology to the agricultural sector. Plasma is a state that occurs when a gas is added with more energy. It is also referred to as the fourth state of matter, where electrons and ion nuclei [...]