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New Study Reveals Ulsan Is Exposed to Yearlong Toxic Fine Dust
13-July-2018

A new study, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) offers decisive proof that South Korea’s Ulsan city is affected by toxic substances contained in fine dust particles, regardless of the season.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Science
 
UNIST Illuminates the Ocean with Its Seawater Battery Technology
13-July-2018

South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) and Woori Marine Co., Ltd. unveiled their first commercially launchable seawater battery for light buoy at the 19th IALA Conference Industrial Exhibition.

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Contact: JooHyeon Heo Institution: Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) Category: Business
 
One Step Closer to Finding a Cure for Brain Diseases
13-July-2018

Korean researchers identified a mechanism for signaling brain nerve cells through excitatory synaptic binding proteins. The finding provides important clues to understanding the principles of synaptic nerve transmission and thus can be used to analyze the fundamental causes of brain diseases and treat them.

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Contact: Dajung Kim Institution: DGIST(Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology) Category: Technology
 
Graphene could be key to controlling water evaporation
13-July-2018

Graphene coatings may offer the ability to control the water evaporation process from various surfaces, according to new research.

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Contact: Alison Hadley Institution: IOP Publishing Category: Science
 
Controlling the manufacture of stable aerogels
12-July-2018

Researchers control the self-assembly of molecules to form an ultralight, porous gel. This could lead to wide-ranging applications for construction, aerospace, electronics and the environment.

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Contact: Izumi Mindy Takamiya Institution: Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences at Kyoto University Category: Technology
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