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National Universities Used 1.8 mln Animals for Experiments Since 2018

National Universities Used 1.8 mln Animals for Experiments Since 2018

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Eleven national universities and national university corporations in South Korea have used more than 1.8 million animals for experiments over the past three years. Rep. Lee Tan-hee of the ruling Democratic Party said Thursday that, according to reports from 10 national universities and Incheon University, a total of 1.8 [...]

Animal Brains Capable of Understanding Numbers Without Training: Study

Animal Brains Capable of Understanding Numbers Without Training: Study

DAEJEON, Jan. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean researchers revealed that animals are inherently born with brains that have a sense of numbers, unlike artificial neural networks. A research team from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) said Monday that animals are capable of understanding numbers without having to go through a [...]

Cultural Heritage Body Announces New Preservation System for Genetic Resources of Natural Monument Animals

Cultural Heritage Body Announces New Preservation System for Genetic Resources of Natural Monument Animals

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The frozen genetic resources of South Korea’s natural monument animals such as the Sapsal dog, Jeju horse and Jeju black pig will be preserved and managed separately both on the South Korean mainland and on Jeju Island. The Cultural Heritage Administration (CHA) announced on Monday that it had established [...]

Animal Rights Group Calls for Guidelines on Animal Photography

Animal Rights Group Calls for Guidelines on Animal Photography

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — An animal protection agency has reported that more than half of the workers in the media industry with experience in animal photography have taken photos of animals without following proper guidelines. Korea Animal Rights Advocates conducted a survey of 157 workers from film, broadcasting and new media industries, in [...]