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New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

  Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. (Image: UNIST) ULSAN, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. Named Walden 1.0 and [...]

What If You Can Get Paid to Go to the Bathroom?

What If You Can Get Paid to Go to the Bathroom?

ULSAN, South Korea, Aug. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – UNIST (Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology) has the perfect solution for an unwanted problem with its sewage-to-currency technology. The technology is currently being exported to China.  The institute recently announced that it signed a business agreement with Chinese firm Xi Jia International Trade Co., Ltd. for [...]

UNIST to Develop ‘Dream Train’ Connecting Seoul and Busan in under 16 Min

UNIST to Develop ‘Dream Train’ Connecting Seoul and Busan in under 16 Min

ULSAN, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) announced on July 21 that it would explore hyperloop technology first suggested by Elon Musk in 2013 to develop a futuristic ‘Dream Train’ that could connect Seoul and Busan in less than 16 minutes. To participate in what has become a global research trend [...]

Korean Researchers Synthesize Graphene-Beating Multifunctional 2D Crystal

Korean Researchers Synthesize Graphene-Beating Multifunctional 2D Crystal

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean research team has synthesized a new multifunctional 2D ordered crystal structure, designated as C2N-h2D crystal, that exhibits more enhanced electrical features than those of graphene. The new crystal can be applied in diverse areas that are not suitable for graphene, such as energy storage, catalysis and life [...]

Korean Scientists Develop Stretchable, Transparent Graphene Based “Electronic Skin”

Korean Scientists Develop Stretchable, Transparent Graphene Based “Electronic Skin”

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A Korean research team succeeded in developing stretchable and transparent electrodes using hybrid structures of graphene–metal nanotrough networks which show high performances and ultimate uniformity even when it is folded in half or is pulled. The research team comprised of Park Jang-ung, professor at Ulsan National Institute of Science [...]