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LG Innotek's super-slim heartbeat sensor modules are much smaller and thinner than a 10 won coin.
Leading Wearable IoT Market
17 February 2016 - 11:15am
LG Innotek, a mobile device component affiliate of LG Group, said on Feb. 16 that it has successfully developed the world’s best super-slim heartbeat sensor module. Heartbeat sensors in wearable...
Google’s AI program AlphaGo will have showdowns over five rounds with Lee Se-dol, the world’s best professional Go player from March 9.
Human Vs. Artificial Intelligence
11 February 2016 - 12:45pm
Google’s AlphaGo is to have showdowns with Lee Se-dol, the world’s best professional Go player, from March 9. Many people across the world are paying keen attention to whether artificial intelligence...
Researchers at KIST developed and transferred the technology utilizing a blood test for early dementia diagnosis for commercialization.
Blood Testing for Dementia
2 February 2016 - 3:45pm
The Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning and the Korea Institute of Science & Technology (KIST) announced on February 1 that a research team led by Dr. Kim Young-soo and Dr. Hwang Kyo-...
The Think Tank and Civil Society Program (TTCSP announces general rankings of global think tanks every year.
Global Think Tank
2 February 2016 - 2:30pm
The Korea Development Institute (KDI) made it to the Global Top Ten (eighth) for except for those in the U.S. and the Global Top 50 (48th) including those in the U.S. two years running according to...
Entering Norway's Biosimilars Market
1 February 2016 - 5:15pm
Samsung Bioepis has won its first overseas contract to supply Benepali, the biosimilar of Enbrel, the world top-selling arthritis treatment, in Norway, Samsung Bioepis confirmed on Feb. 1....
400 billion won will be input for the installation of solar power generation equipment on the rooftops of 1,000 schools
Renewable Energy Investment
28 January 2016 - 10:45am
The Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy announced on January 27 that Korean public corporations in the power generation sector invest 6.4 trillion won in the renewable energy industry this year...
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced on January 27 that it developed voice-recognition U-healthcare system.
Remote Diabetes Management
28 January 2016 - 10:30am
Seoul National University Bundang Hospital announced on January 27 that it kept track of 99 diabetes patients aged 60 or over for six months and found that the group managed with its voice-...
The Korea Space Launch Vehicle (KSLV-II).
Korea’s First Rocket Engine
26 January 2016 - 2:00pm
Hanwha Techwin Co. announced on January 25 that it has recently signed a 14.1 billion won (US$11.77 million) contract with the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) to produce a liquid propellant...
The global mobile biometrics market is expected to grow at an annual average of 66.6% between 2014 and 2020.
Biometric Verification
25 January 2016 - 1:30pm
According to the Korea Information Security Industry Association, the domestic biometrics market is estimated to have reached 186.7 billion won in size in 2014 and to reach 414.7 billion won in 2018...
Dr. Eom Tae-bong at the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science is testing a precision calibration system that can improve the accuracy of the measurement of laser interferometers.
Laser Precision Calibration System
22 January 2016 - 11:15am
The Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) announced on Jan. 21 that a research team led by Dr. Eom Tae-bong developed a precision calibration system capable of improving the...
The lobby and entrance to Yonsei University Medical Center, also known as Severence Hospital.
Stem Cells for Parkinson's
22 January 2016 - 10:45am
Severance Hospital of Yonsei University announced on Jan. 21 that its research team led by neurologist Lee Pil-hyu injected human mesenchymal stem cells into lab mice suffering from Parkinson’s...
Lee Seok-hong, director of the R&D center at Hyundai E&C (6th from left), NTU Deputy President and Provost Dr. Freddy Boey (4th from left), and others attend the opening ceremony of the Hyundai-NTU joint research center, held at NTU on Jan. 19.
R&D Partnerships
21 January 2016 - 11:30am
Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co. has signed a joint research and development agreement with the world’s prestigious universities such as Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU)...


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