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miRNA shows higher delivery efficiency to chondrocytes for treating osteoarthritis miRNA shows higher delivery efficiency to chondrocytes for treating osteoarthritis A research team at Seoul National University said ribonucleic acid therapy (RNA) showed higher delivery efficiency to chondrocytes in cartilage compared to conventional antisense oligonucleotide in treating osteoarthritis (OA). Aug 11, 2021
Artificial chameleon skin instantly changes color to match background Artificial chameleon skin instantly changes color to match background A chameleon-like artificial skin can sense its local background and instantly change color in complex patterns to match and blend in (Nat. Commun. 2021, DOI: 10.1038/s41467-021-24916-w). While others have made active camouflage systems before, the new technology is simple and cost-effective for large areas, says its developer Seung Hwan Ko, a mechanical engineer at Seoul National University. Aug 10, 2021
AI helps triage tuberculosis patients on chest x-ray AI helps triage tuberculosis patients on chest x-ray An artificial intelligence (AI) model can accurately distinguish between active and healed tuberculosis on chest x-rays, according to a study published August 3 in Radiology. A team led by Dr. Soon Ho Yoon, PhD, of Seoul National University College of Medicine trained a deep-learning algorithm on thousands of x-rays from patients with active and healed tuberculosis and found the model accurately differentiated between the two. Aug 05, 2021
Finest Thermoelectric Material Made of Less Toxic, Affordable Elements Finest Thermoelectric Material Made of Less Toxic, Affordable Elements At the Seoul National University, a research group under the guidance of Professor In Chung has reported the development of the latest record-breaking thermoelectric material made of affordable and less-toxic elements. Aug 04, 2021
Study: Mud Flats Absorb 260,000 Tons of Carbon Dioxide Annually Study: Mud Flats Absorb 260,000 Tons of Carbon Dioxide Annually A study has found that South Korea's mud flats, or "getbol," absorb carbon dioxide equivalent to emissions from 110-thousand vehicles each year. Jul 06, 2021
Sleeping longer hours correlates with IQ: study Sleeping longer hours correlates with IQ: study If you are one of those parents making your children sit up late doing homework, you'd better think again. A study revealed that children sleeping longer hours tend to have higher IQs. Jul 01, 2021
Low-dose radiation effective for Alzheimer’s disease in animal model Low-dose radiation effective for Alzheimer’s disease in animal model Korean researchers have proposed treating Alzheimer’s disease (AD) with low-dose radiation therapy. If the effect of low-dose radiation is verified in a human clinical trial, it could become a milestone in AD treatment. Jun 29, 2021
WMO awards IMO prize to Prof. In-Sik Kang WMO awards IMO prize to Prof. In-Sik Kang The World Meteorological Organization has honoured Prof. In-Sik Kang, Professor Emeritus at Seoul National University (SNU), Republic of Korea, with its top award for his outstanding contributions to climate science. Jun 28, 2021
S. Korean expert reelected member of U.N. committee on anti-discrimination S. Korean expert reelected member of U.N. committee on anti-discrimination A South Korean sociology scholar has been reelected a member of the United Nations' expert group specializing in eliminating racial discrimination. Jun 25, 2021
Seoul National University ranks 9th among Asian universities Seoul National University ranks 9th among Asian universities Seoul National University has retained its rank of 9th place among Asia‘s top universities. Jun 25, 2021