New materials, designed to mimic the sensing capabilities of human fingertips.
Taking a big step towards adding a sense of touch to prosthetic limbs and other medical devices.
Researchers have long been interested in the technology of artificial skins. Although previous studies have introduced an assortment of electronic skin (e-skin) elements, none of them were able to detect both pressure and heat with a high d... Read More
Newer, Stronger, Safer Type of Lithium Ion Battery Technology
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs), despite being one of the most commonly used in consumer electronics, have one grievous flaw which is a fire safety issue. To resolve some of these safety issues, a new study, affiliated with UNIST has proposed ... Read More
Used towards cell replacement therapy, as well as drug screening in SCI
A team of researchers, led by Prof. Jeong Beom Kim (School of Natural Science) at UNIST has announced that they have successfully developed a new technology to produce customized stem cells that can be used towards cell replacement therapy,... Read More
Discovery opens door to new strategy for protecting humans against infection.
A recent study revealed that cinereous vultures, also known as Aegypius monachus, have a unique genetic make-up which enable them to thrive on carcasses without being affected by the harmful bacteria living on these remains. The study was j... Read More
Developing new tech to manufacture a high-capacity and flexible paper battery
Lasting three times longer than current generation of Li-ion batteries
A Korean research team, affiliated with UNIST has successfully developed the world’s first fundamental technology to power the next generation of lithium ion batteries. On October 12, the National Forestry Science Institute of the Kor... Read More
Mass Eurasian migration back into Africa, revealed by 4500-year-old skeleton
An international team of researchers, affiliated with UNIST has recently announced that they have successfully extracted and sequenced DNA from a 4,500 year-old Ethiopian skull found in highlands in Ethiopia. The findings, published in the... Read More
Water that stays liquid far below its normal freezing point
Water is an unusual liquid with many odd properties. On the Celsius scale, pure water typically freezes at 0 degrees (32 degrees Fahrenheit) and boils at 100 degrees (212 degrees Fahrenheit). However, liquid water can still remain liquid fa... Read More
UNIST has risen to 16th position in the QS World University Rankings 2015-16
Established in 2009, UNIST has grown to become a world-class university, with a rapidly growing reputation for its research quality and impact across a wide range of discipline fields. According to a recent report based on Scopus data and S... Read More
Prof. Kyung Rok Kim's team wins poster award at IEEE NANO 2015
A team of researchers at UNIST, led by Prof. Kyung Rok Kim (School of Electrical and Computer Engineering) has pioneered in developing a new class of semiconductor device that is faster and more energy efficient. According to the team, this... Read More
Large-scale Self-powered electronics may be the future.
While triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) has been proven as a promising device in energy harvesting and self-powered sensing, there still remains one important issue associated with large-scale production of practical self-powered devices.... Read More