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2012-11-22 00:21:36

SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI, President Ko, Kyung-Hwa) announced it had concluded the MOU for healthcare cooperation with the UAE Armed Forces on Wednesday, November 21st, 2012.*Concluder: President of KHIDI, Ko, Kyung-Hwa,UAE Armed Forces Commander-In-Chief, Mohammed Saeed Al Dhaheri The MOU is to propel forth tangible cooperation between South Korea and the UAE Military in the healthcare industry....

2012-09-11 06:26:46

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In commemoration of the 60th Korean War anniversary, war veterans Joseph C. Tirrell and Jason W. Bowling will finally make their long journey back to the land of the morning calm, a war-torn country they left nearly 60 years ago. Tirrell with his wife and Bowling with his daughter Karen L. Healy, the grand prize winners of the essay contest "Korean War Veteran's Enduring Legacy", received a once-in-a-lifetime trip to South...

Moths Camouflage Secrets Revealed
2012-08-01 07:46:10

[ Watch The Video ] Moths are iconic examples of camouflage. Their wing coloration and patterns are shaped by natural selection to match the patterns of natural substrates, such as a tree bark or leaves, on which the moths rest. But, according to recent findings, the match in the appearance was not all in their invisibility. Despite a long history of research on these iconic insects, whether moths behave in a way to increase their invisibility has not been determined. A research team...

2012-07-31 18:21:24

SEOUL, South Korea, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korea Health Industry Development Institute (KHIDI) announced that several foreign patients have recently experienced medical miracles in South Korea that have given them a second chance in life. Doctor from Abu Dhabi received treatment in South Korea A lady doctor from Abu Dhabi (Dr. Kaabi, 42) successfully received her thyroid operation at the Seoul National University (SNU) Hospital and has returned home. Dr. Kaabi visited...

2012-01-04 09:00:00

SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 2011 Medical Korea Awards ceremony was held in Seoul on Dec. 21 (Wed.), 2011. At the awards ceremony, 10 outstanding medical tourism service providers and two special contributors were awarded. In addition, three medical tourism agencies, designated as 'first movers' in the medical travel service industry, were given certification. Yonsei Severance Hospital (General Director: Park Yong-won) won this year's grand prize (the Minister...

2011-08-22 13:13:00

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Aug. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) has named Dr. Cheol Seong Hwang of Seoul National University and Dr. Adelio Mendes of the University of Porto as winners of its 2011 Faculty Excellence Award. The program recognizes outstanding faculty in technology areas strategic to Air Products' long-term growth. The two winners will each receive an unrestricted grant for their institutions to further their research -- Dr. Hwang for semiconductor memory...

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2011-07-27 13:30:00

The Yonhap news agency reports that South Korean scientists have created a glowing dog using a cloning technique that could help find cures for human diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. According to the report, the research team from Seoul National University (SNU) said the genetically modified female beagle has been found to glow fluorescent green under ultraviolet light if given a doxycycline antibiotic. The researchers said the ability to glow can be turned on or off by adding a...

2011-07-11 20:22:27

Brutal, non-parental infanticide in the black-billed magpie Finding their young dead in the nest is not uncommon for bird mothers. In many bird species some of the nestlings die before they leave the nest. This is known as "brood reduction", a common form of infanticide that the parents are to blame. On the other hand, witnessing a perpetrator killing their young is a very rare event for avian mothers. There have been suspected cases and some observations of this "non-parental infanticide" in...

2010-06-07 14:07:55

A lesson from flashy Central American warblers Modern evolutionary systematists often use molecular methods, such like mitochondrial DNA analysis, to differentiate between species and subspecies. These molecular methods are a flashy symbol of modern science cleverly exploited by media to draw interest of public and by laboratory scientists to draw attention of government funding agencies. However, current research indicates that the picture painted by these methods may be false, and only a...

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2010-05-03 14:30:00

Human parents often pay more attention to a few favored children among all of their offspring. It has already been known that birds do it too, and it may result in some baby birds dying in the nests. According to the recent discoveries published in Journal of Avian Biology, the top journal in the field of ornithology, one of our famous garden birds, magpies, also favor some of their nestlings, but in a fairly strange and unique manner. Dr. Sang-im Lee and her colleagues at Seoul National...