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Reporter : Ko Dong-hwan
Fri, July 1, 2022 | 00:48
Dog left inside delivery truck triggers allegations of abuse
Residents of Gangdong District in Seoul spotted a Maltese dog apparently left alone inside a delivery truck among piles of parcels, and suspected the animal was being neglected by its owner.
Who destroyed Daejeon's popular Elsa snowwoman?
An unidentified man who knocked the head off a popular snowwoman built by a cafe manager in Daejeon has drawn ire nationwide over the antisocial act.
Canceled flights, slowdown in shipping, factories from COVID-19 make 2020 air cleanest since 2015
2020 was devastating on a global scale as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world. But there were a number of environmental benefits seen as a result of social distancing measures and Korea was no exception, recording the cleanest air the country has experienced since 2015.
[INTERVIEW] Norwegian renewable energy expert points 'offshore'
Nils Anders Rokke has been lauding “offshore” as the ideal strategic place for the expansion of renewable energy-based power generation and lower carbon emissions that the world - on the verge of climate change-driven catastrophe - desperately requires. The executive vice president of sustainability at SINTEF, Scandinavia's largest independent research institute based in Tron...
EDGC's cultured meat technology draws global attentions
Genetic research firm Eone Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC) has received global attention with its cultured meat production technology using 3D printers. The firm's exclusive technology in making a “scaffold,” a key component when growing cells in a three dimensional environment for cultured meat, has been introduced in the international peer-reviewed scientific journal “Polym...
EDGC, Eutilex team up to develop gene-based cancer treatment
Genetic research firm Eone Diagnomics Genome Center (EDGC) and anticancer immunotherapy developer Eutilex have agreed to develop gene-based tumor treatments for cancer patients.
Online petitioner berates teachers having sexual escapade in school
A person has anonymously accused two teachers at an elementary school in North Jeolla Province of repeatedly having sex on the premises - apparently even when children were around - on the presidential petitions website.
Taekwondo selected for European Games 2023 in Poland
The European Olympic Committee (EOC) has announced it has selected taekwondo as one of the sports to be included in the 2023 European Games in Poland. World Taekwondo, the sport's main promoter headquartered in Seoul's Jung District, said the EOC selected taekwondo alongside canoeing and the modern pentathlon for the event in Krakow in Malopolska Province.
[INTERVIEW] 'Mutated pathogens make wildlife-borne diseases like COVID-19 harder to treat'
While the seemingly interminable COVID-19 global pandemic is believed to have started with an endemic disease in bats that was transmitted to humans via a third species of animal, other cases of such zoonotic diseases have become (and are becoming) harder to treat because of mutations within the nuclear structure of the pathogens, according to the chief of the country's new w...
[INTERVIEW] Jeju Governor has 2023 world climate conference in crosshairs
If there was a kid that could not wait to present a homemade rollercoaster he made for high school physics class, that would be Jeju Island Governor Won Hee-ryong ― except the rollercoaster would be the island he has been governing with South Korea's most rigorous eco-friendly policies, and the physics teacher would be the member states of the Conference of the Parties 28 (CO...