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Speeding Up Virus Detection At Scale

Instead of detecting specific viral sequences, this universal virus detection platform looks for double stranded RNA.

WEF 2020 Young Scientists Include Eight From Asia

From neuroscience to satellite research, eight scientists based in Asia were honored as part of the World Economic Forum’s Class of 2020 Young Scientists.

Breastfeeding Can Reduce The Risk Of Diabetes

A study from South Korea shows that breastfeeding helps reduce the risk of maternal postpartum diabetes, even years after stopping lactation.

Soft, Sensitive And Stable Sensors For Wearables

Researchers in South Korea have developed a wearable pressure sensor for health monitoring applications and early disease diagnosis.

Detecting Gender Stereotypes In Film

A team of researchers from South Korea has developed a system that uses computer vision technology to automatically analyze images in films to identify gender bias.

Knocking Down The Barriers To Object Identification

Scientists in South Korea have developed a technique to identify objects by using the microphone, accelerometer and gyroscope of smartphones.

DNA Vaccine For Tick-Borne Disease Ticks All The Boxes

A team of scientists in South Korea has developed a DNA vaccine that completely protected ferrets from severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome.

Robotic Muscles That Flex On Command

Researchers in South Korea have developed an ultrathin, artificial muscle for soft robotics.

A Tiny, Flexible Implant For Drug Delivery To The Brain

The device contains channels for drug storage and release, as well as LEDs to generate light pulses in the brain.