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Boramae discovers connection between colon and liver cancer in alcoholics Boramae discovers connection between colon and liver cancer in alcoholics A research team at Seoul National University Boramae Hospital has discovered that patients with alcoholic liver disease with colorectal cancer were more likely to have liver cancer, the hospital said Wednesday. Apr 16, 2019
Seoul National University [Essay] Reminiscences of 1980s Korea by Kim Seong-kon When I returned from the States to begin teaching at Seoul National University in the early 1980s, Korea’s socio-political turmoil reached its pinnacle. It was the time when Gen. Chun Doo-hwan seized power after a military coup and ruthlessly crushed students’ anti-government demonstrations on university campuses. The clashes between riot police shooting tear gas and teargassed students were rampant and became a daily ritual on Seoul National University campus, too. Apr 16, 2019
Jasmine tea - The composer Roland Breitenfeld between Germany and Korea Jasmine tea - The composer Roland Breitenfeld between Germany and Korea He was a pioneer of cultural transfer: in 2006, Roland Breitenfeld went to Seoul National University in Korea, becoming the first foreigner to become a professor of composition. The exchange between cultures was part of his employment contract, and he established contacts between Korean and European composers and musicians. Apr 16, 2019
Astronomers investigate jet kinematics of the blazar 4C+21.35 Astronomers investigate jet kinematics of the blazar 4C+21.35 A group of astronomers led by Taeseok Lee of Seoul National University, South Korea, decided to observe 4C+21.35 using the Korean VLBI Network (KVN) and VLBI Exploration of Radio Astrometry (VERA) array (KaVA). The aim of this observational campaign was to characterize in detail the kinematics of the blazar and to investigate the connection between kinematics and gamma-ray activity in this object. Apr 16, 2019
Jaehong Kim appointed the Becton Professor of Engineering at Yale Jaehong Kim appointed the Becton Professor of Engineering at Yale Jaehong Kim, newly named as the Henry P. Becton Sr. Professor of Engineering. Kim received B.S. and M.S. degrees in chemical and biological engineering from Seoul National University in Korea. Dec 12, 2018
Seoul National University What Causes Insomnia? Light Pollution May Play A Huge Role, According To A New Study According to the study's press release from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), when investigating what might cause insomnia, researchers from Seoul National University in South Korea uncovered new evidence suggesting that too much artificial light exposure at night “induces disruption of circadian rhythms.” Dec 12, 2018
Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults Light pollution may cause insomnia in older adults A new study is the first population-based investigation to report a significant association between artificial, outdoor light exposure at night and insomnia, as indicated by older adults’ use of hypnotic drugs. Dec 12, 2018
Yo-Yo Dieting Associated With Early Death, Study Finds Yo-Yo Dieting Associated With Early Death, Study Finds Dr. Oh and his team analyzed the health information of 3,678 men and women ages 40 to 96, from the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. The researchers measured participants’ weight and body mass index (BMI) two times per year, and considered overweight as a BMI of 25, which aligns with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI) definition of overweight in the United States. Dec 12, 2018
Seoul National University Google’s AI realistically inserts objects into images In a paper accepted at the NeurIPS 2018 conference last week (“Context-Aware Synthesis and Placement of Object Instances“), researchers at Seoul National University, the University of California at Merced, and Google AI describe a system that learns to insert an object into an image in a “semantically coherent” — that is to say, convincing — manner. Dec 12, 2018
Science stars of East Asia Science stars of East Asia Science stars of East Asia -- From artificial intelligence to infectious diseases, top researchers in Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea and Taiwan are making big impacts on the global stage. Dec 12, 2018