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Hybrid Solar Cells Requiring Less Energy to Manufacture Developed by S. Korean Researchers

Hybrid Solar Cells Requiring Less Energy to Manufacture Developed by S. Korean Researchers

DAEJEON, Jan 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Research Foundation of Korea announced on January 3 that a research team at Yonsei University had, through a manufacturing process making use of lower temperatures than normally required, successfully produced a hybrid solar cell of organic material and silicon. Crystalline silicon solar cells are the most commonly [...]

Yonsei Research Leads to Change in Lung Cancer Treatment Worldwide

Yonsei Research Leads to Change in Lung Cancer Treatment Worldwide

SEOUL, Dec. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean medical research team’s treatment of patients diagnosed with ROS1 gene rearrangement non-small lung cancer with the drug Ceritinib has led to a change in globally accepted treatment methods. From June 2013 through February 2016, Yonsei Cancer Center researchers conducted drug therapies on 404 stage 4 lung [...]

Hypersensitive Paper Keyboard Developed by S. Korean Researchers

Hypersensitive Paper Keyboard Developed by S. Korean Researchers

DAEJEON, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of Yonsei University researchers has successfully developed a keyboard using paper and pencil. As society moves forward into the Internet-of-Things age, academic research on pressure sensors through upgrading the sensitivity and pliability of surface microstructures is going strong. Typically, the development process of surface microstructures is both [...]

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 [...]

Experts Divided On Whether 10-Day Holiday Period Will Increase Consumer Spending

Experts Divided On Whether 10-Day Holiday Period Will Increase Consumer Spending

SEOUL, Sept. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The 10-day holiday starting late September will likely have mixed effects on South Korea’s economy struggling to cope with trade sanctions imposed by China over a missile row, growing protectionism from the United States and geopolitical risks caused by North Korea. The government designated October 2 as a one-off [...]

World’s First Chinese-Chinese-Korea Dictionary Published

World’s First Chinese-Chinese-Korea Dictionary Published

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Yonsei University, one of the most prestigious universities in Korea, has published the world’s first Chinese-Chinese-Korean bilingual dictionary, which can help people learn both Chinese and Korean. The dictionary offers definitions of Chinese words in Chinese and Korean together. The bilingual dictionary was developed by 228 professors from 126 [...]

Women who experience blackouts are more likely to have suicidal thoughts

Women who experience blackouts are more likely to have suicidal thoughts

Seoul, July 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Women who experience blackouts after drinking have a higher tendency to think about suicide. Professor Park Eun-chul and his team of preventive medicine at Yonsei University analyzed material from the National Nutrition Survey, conducted from 2007 to 2011 on 42,347 adults. They compared drinking frequency and quantity etc., and [...]

Daum Acquires Legendary SeoulBus App to Expand O2O Business

SEOUL, Sept. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Daum Communications acquired smartphone app SeoulBus as a stepping stone to expand its business into local online to offline (O2O) market and reinforce its mobile advertisement business. Daum, the second largest Internet portal in Korea to be merged with Kakao Inc. next month, announced on September 16 that it took [...]

Sinchon Sees Reduced Traffic Accidents Since Its “Transit Mall” Designation

Sinchon Sees Reduced Traffic Accidents Since Its “Transit Mall” Designation

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Sinchon, one of the magnets for young people in Seoul, sees traffic accidents declining significantly since it was designated as the first ‘Public Transport-only Area’ in Seoul early this year. The Seoul Metropolitan Government selected Sinchon as its first “Transit Mall” where only buses, vans with more than 16 passengers, emergency [...]