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Hybrid Biofuel Cell

Cotton-Based Hybrid Biofuel Cell Could Power Implantable Medical Devices

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology and Korea University used gold nanoparticles assembled on the cotton to create high-conductivity electrodes that helped improve...
silk fibersvideo

Making a Transparent Flexible Material of Silk and Nanotubes

The silk fibers produced by Bombyx mori, the domestic silkworm, has been prized for millennia as a strong yet lightweight and luxurious material. Although synthetic...
Rare Neurological Disorders

Researchers Link Three Rare Neurological Disorders, Identify Potential Therapeutic Venue

According to the National Institutes of Health, one in 10 Americans is impacted by one of more than 7,000 identified rare diseases. The majority...
touch-sensors

Stanford Researchers Develop Stretchable, Touch-Sensitive Electronics

Of the many ways that humans make sense of our world – with our eyes, ears, nose and mouth – none is perhaps less...
aerial vehicle

Aerial Vehicle Flying Freely with Independently Controlled Main Wings

Aerial vehicles in a typical category have main wings fixed to the body (fuselage) in an integrated form. Shape of main wings, namely airfoil,...
Organic Light-Emitting Diodes

Fiber OLEDs, Thinner Than a Hair

Professor Kyung Cheol Choi from the School of Electrical Engineering and his team succeeded in fabricating highly efficient Organic Light-Emitting Diodes (OLEDs) on an...
anti-cancer

Blueprints for Anti-Cancer Drugs Discovered in Bacterial Genomes

Scientists on the Florida campus of The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI), who had previously discovered the prostate cancer-killing compound LNM E1, have now brought the family...
Drosophila

The Sixth Taste?

Calcium is something of a double-edged sword. Too much of the essential element is as dangerous as too little, either case adversely affecting health...
balancing

A Catalytic Balancing Act

Balance forms the foundation for a happy life or a healthy diet. For scientists working to design new catalysts to create renewable energy, balancing...
Olympic Torch

KAIST’s Hubo and FX-2 Carries Olympic Torch

Robots perform disaster rescue operation  "The significance is that both robots and humans participated in carrying the Olympic relay torch. This has been an opportunity...
Femtosecond

Improving the Femtosecond Ultrashort Pulse Laser

MXenes, conductive materials widely used in many industries, now have one more promising application: helping lasers fire extremely short femtosecond pulses, which last just...
metamaterials

New Cooperation on Acoustics Between DTU and KAIST

Two research groups from DTU and the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) have in recent years been busy on their respective...
magnetic memory

High-Speed Motion Core Technology for Magnetic Memory

A joint research team led by Professor Kab-Jin Kim of the Department of Physics, KAIST and Professor Kyung-Jin Lee at Korea University developed technology...
Parkinson’s disease

New Cause of Parkinson’s Disease Found

A study led by Prof. Daesoo Kim of KAIST has overturned 30 years of consensus on the cause of Parkinson’s disease. The team showed that...
supercapacitor

Paper-Based Supercapacitor Uses Metal Nanoparticles to Boost Energy Density

Using a simple layer-by-layer coating technique, researchers from the U.S. and Korea have developed a paper-based flexible supercapacitor that could be used to help...
Parkinson’s Disease, memory chips, 3D printing

​​Scientists at NTU Singapore and KAIST Uncover a New Mechanism That...

​Scientists from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) and the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) have identified a new mechanism that...
solar cells

UNIST Researchers Develop Highly Stable Perovskite Solar Cells

A recent study, affiliated with UNIST has presented a highly stable perovskite solar cells (PSCs), using edged-selectively fluorine (F) functionalized graphene nano-platelets (EFGnPs). This...
Biodegradable Plastic, gas sensor, organ transplant, 3D printing, biosensor, multiple diseases, portable electronic device

Making 3-D Printing Safer

Within the past decade, 3-D printers have gone from bulky, expensive curiosities to compact, more affordable consumer products. At the same time, concerns have...
liver cancer

Discovery of an Optimal Drug Combination: Overcoming Resistance to Targeted Drugs...

A KAIST research team presented a novel method for improving medication treatment for liver cancer using Systems Biology, combining research from information technology and...
yarns

No Batteries Required: Energy-Harvesting Yarns Generate Electricity

An international research team led by scientists at The University of Texas at Dallas and Hanyang University in South Korea has developed high-tech yarns...