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Korea Succeeds in Producing X-Ray Free-Electron Laser

Korea Succeeds in Producing X-Ray Free-Electron Laser

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Following the United States and Japan, Korea has become the third country to successfully produce an ‘x-ray free-electron laser’ (XFEL), often referred to as the “dream light”.  According to the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the POSTECH (Pohang University of Science and Technology) Pohang Accelerator Laboratory has succeeded [...]

One Check-up Equivalent of 11 Years of Radiation

One Check-up Equivalent of 11 Years of Radiation

SEOUL, Dec.21 (Korea Bizwire) – Research indicates that comprehensive health check-ups including computer tomography (CT) and positron emission tomography (PET) scans could expose the human body to dangerous levels of radiation. According to the research team of professor Kim Mu-young at the Seoul Medical Center, the ‘basic check-up’ procedures expose the human body to an [...]