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Boosting Efficiency Of Solar Cells

South Korean researchers improve the power conversion efficiency of solar cells using an unconventional water-treatment method.

All Seeing Artificial Eyes

360-degree vision is now possible with a novel artificial vision system inspired by fiddler crab’s eyes, reports researchers from South Korea and the United States.

What’s Causing Mercury Pollution In South Korean Lakes?

Surface runoff and reservoir silt are the main contributors to methylmercury pollution, reveals a study

Disposable Kit Detects Airborne Viruses Within An Hour

Developed by a South Korean team, the kit can both sample and detect airborne viruses within 50 minutes on-site.

Charging Medical Implants With Light

In the future, implanted medical devices like pacemakers could be wirelessly charged through LED patches on the skin.

Ultra-Thin Solar Cells That Can Wrap Around A Pencil

Researchers have developed ultra-thin solar cells that are much thinner than a human hair and can potentially be used in wearable technology.

Gene Targeting Reverses Heart Fibrosis In Mice

By using gene targeting to introduce the CCN5 protein into the heart, researchers have managed to reverse cardiac fibrosis in mice.

Lasers Unveil The Shape Of Molecules

Scientists can now observe molecular orbitals in two dimensions using a technique that could shed light on ultrafast molecular dynamics.

Lasers Used To Insert DNA Into Cells With Precision

A team of scientists in South Korea have developed the most precise method ever used to insert DNA into cells.

New Material For Low Cost Polymer LEDs And Solar Cells

Korean researchers have developed a new plasmonic material for low cost polymer light-emitting diode and polymer solar cell applications.