The Asian Scientist 100
Kim Jong Sung
University of Ulsan
Kim received the 12th Asan Award in Clinical Medicine (2019) for developing treatments for stroke in South Korea. (Photo: Asan Medical Center)
10 Scientists Behind South Korea’s R&D Dominance
A global leader in research, development and innovation, South Korea is home to these 10 award-winning scientists who are pushing the frontiers of science.
Licorice Extract Could Treat Parkinson’s Disease
By performing a screen of natural compounds, researchers in South Korea have identified licorice extract as a potential treatment for Parkinson’s disease.
‘Man-Made’ Earthquake Detected Near North Korean Nuclear Test Site
Officials have linked an earthquake in North Korea to a nuclear test explosion ordered by Pyongyang.
People Who Flush After Drinking Face Greater Hypertension Risk
Researchers have found that people who flush after drinking alcohol are at a higher risk for drinking-related hypertension compared to non-flushers.
North Korea’s Long-Range Rocket Launch Succeeds
North Korea successfully launched a rocket on Wednesday, putting fear into its neighbors that the state could someday launch a nuclear missile.