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Scientists Shed Light On Wound-Healing Herb Genghis Khan Used

Scientists Shed Light On Wound-Healing Herb Genghis Khan Used

SEOUL, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean researchers have scientifically proven the health benefits of stellera chamaejasme, a medicinal herb Genghis Khan’s army used to heal the wounds of soldiers and horses nearly 800 years ago. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) found that the wound healing effect of stellera chamaejasme exceeds that [...]

Scientists Discover REM Sleep’s Role in Memory Development

Scientists Discover REM Sleep’s Role in Memory Development

SEOUL, Mar. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of South Korean scientists discovered that rapid eye movement (REM) sleep has a role in memory consolidation, a state-run science laboratory said Monday, a finding that could lead to a treatment for diseases related to sleep disorder. The team led by Choi Jee-hyun found that REM sleep [...]

Korean Researchers Develop World’s Most Efficient Artificial Photosynthesis

Korean Researchers Develop World’s Most Efficient Artificial Photosynthesis

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean researchers have developed an artificial photosynthesis technique that can convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to carbon monoxide (CO) at an efficiency rate of 4.23 percent, which is the highest level achieved to date. Natural green leaves and current artificial photosynthetic devices can convert carbon dioxide to organic materials at efficiency rates [...]

Taurine May Be Effective in Treating Alzheimer’s

Taurine May Be Effective in Treating Alzheimer’s

SEOUL, Dec. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Researchers from the Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) have discovered that taurine may be effective in treating Alzheimer’s disease, according to a December 14 announcement. Taurine, an amino acid which occurs naturally in squid and octopus, is commonly available as a dietary supplement that supports neurological development and [...]

Korean Scientists Develop New Solar Cell Platform with Higher Energy Efficiency

Korean Scientists Develop New Solar Cell Platform with Higher Energy Efficiency

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The energy efficiency of solar cells is expected to rise thanks to a newly established tandem solar cell platform developed by Korean scientists, which overcomes the limitations of its theoretical maximum efficiency. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) announced on November 24 that its Photo-electronic Hybrids Research Center, led [...]