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Research Paper Finds SNU, Korea University, Yonsei University Students Strongly Inclined towards Upward Social Mobility Through Education

Research Paper Finds SNU, Korea University, Yonsei University Students Strongly Inclined towards Upward Social Mobility Through Education

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A Ph.D student at the University of Iowa recently published a report indicating that students attending one of the three SKY universities (Seoul National University, Korea University, Yonsei University), often considered the best post-secondary institutions in South Korea, are strongly inclined towards attaining upward social mobility through their educational [...]

3D Maps Created by Walking Around Wearing a Backpack

3D Maps Created by Walking Around Wearing a Backpack

SEOUL, Jan.20 (Korea Bizwire) – Technology that can be used to create a 3D map by simply walking around with a backpack has been developed by a Korean research team. Professor Do Rak-ju (40) and his team at Korea University’s Department of Electronic Engineering reported that they had succeeded in developing technology that records images [...]

SK Telecom to Develop Korea’s First Underwater Communications Networks

SK Telecom to Develop Korea’s First Underwater Communications Networks

SEOUL, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom is set to develop Korea’s first distributed underwater monitoring & control networks in collaboration with a number of research institutes and universities. According to statement on May 24, the company has been selected as a consortium participant by the Korean government, and will take part in a project [...]

Korean Researchers Develop Optical Microscope That Detects Cell Nucleus Changes

Korean Researchers Develop Optical Microscope That Detects Cell Nucleus Changes

SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean researchers have developed a new optical microscope that facilitates observation of cell nucleus-level changes in human deep-tissue. A research team led by Professor Choi Won-shik at  Korea University’s Physics Department said on March 15 that they have found a way to distinguish waves from optical targets when they are [...]

Sexual Minority Students in Korea Try Hard to Make Their Voices Heard

Sexual Minority Students in Korea Try Hard to Make Their Voices Heard

SEOUL, Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – A transgender victim has filed for a complaint with the National Human Rights Commission of Korea on October 22. Human rights advocacy groups representing the interest of sexual minorities held on the 23rd a press conference in front of the commission’s office and said, “Forcing a transgender military conscript [...]

Korean Researchers Develop High-performance Transparent Electronic Memory Cell

Korean Researchers Develop High-performance Transparent Electronic Memory Cell

SEOUL, Korea, April 24, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of Korean researchers have succeeded in developing a technology to manufacture transparent electronic memory cells that have the transmittance level above 80 percent of visible rays based on reduced graphene oxide (RGO). Kim Tae-geun, professor at Korea University, jointly with Kim Hee-Dong and other three [...]