• ■ Social Sciences & Business

    Being More Flexible at the Statistician’s Workplace

    Researchers find good approximation of finite sample properties with a bias-corrected least squares estimator.

  • ■ Natural Sciences

    Artificial Ion Transporters: Cell Death by Sodium Chloride Ions

    Researchers from Yonsei University reveal the role of synthetic ion transporters in cell death.

  • ■ Engineering & Technology

    New Thinner, Sensorless Core Display Technology is Developed

    The next-generation device that can take the roles of both the sensor and display has been developed by a Yonsei research team.

  • ■ Medicine

    Genetic Variant that Increases the Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Korean Population Discovered

    Yonsei researchers have identified a novel Korean-specific mutation that is expected to contribute in detecting and preventing relevant cancers.

■ Humanities

It’s Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea
A Yonsei researcher explores how the mental illness was conceptualized and socially dealt and how it interacted with traditional beliefs about madness in Korea during Japanese colonialism.

■ Natural Sciences

Getting to Know Virgo: a Date with Galactic Evolutionary History
Researchers use phase-space location with hydrogen gas morphology to trace galaxy interactions.

■ Engineering & Technology

Artificial Intelligence TV Generating Highlights of What You Want
The research team led by Professor Seon Joo Kim is developing the AI technology searching video recaps, which was selected as one of tasks for future technology by Samsung Electronics.

■ Life Sciences

A Novel Method of Active Site Redesign for Amine-based Drug Production
The method developed by a team led by Prof. Jong-Shik Shin is expected to initiate the establishment of a technique for obtaining optically active amines, which was previously impossible using naturally occurring enzymes.

■ Humanities

Yonsei Commits to Sustainability with Ban Ki-moon and World Leaders
World leaders discuss UN’s Sustainable Development Goals with Ban Ki-moon at Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea.
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■ Humanities

It’s Madness: The Politics of Mental Health in Colonial Korea
A Yonsei researcher explores how the mental illness was conceptualized and socially dealt and how it interacted with traditional beliefs about madness in Korea during Japanese colonialism.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Being More Flexible at the Statistician’s Workplace
Researchers find good approximation of finite sample properties with a bias-corrected least squares estimator.
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■ Natural Sciences

Artificial Ion Transporters: Cell Death by Sodium Chloride Ions
Researchers from Yonsei University reveal the role of synthetic ion transporters in cell death.
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■ Natural Sciences

Getting to Know Virgo: a Date with Galactic Evolutionary History
Researchers use phase-space location with hydrogen gas morphology to trace galaxy interactions.
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center ■ Natural Sciences

From Gondwana-land to Far East Asia!
An investigation tracking the tectonic evolution of the South Korean Peninsula during the Paleozoic Period, over 500 million years ago.
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■ Engineering & Technology

New Thinner, Sensorless Core Display Technology is Developed
The next-generation device that can take the roles of both the sensor and display has been developed by a Yonsei research team.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Taking the Next Step to Mass Produce High-Conductive Organic Transparent Material
The research team led by Professor Jung Hyun Kim has succeeded in developing conductive polymers used in flexible, wearable devices.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Artificial Intelligence TV Generating Highlights of What You Want
The research team led by Professor Seon Joo Kim is developing the AI technology searching video recaps, which was selected as one of tasks for future technology by Samsung Electronics.
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■ Life Sciences

A Novel Method of Active Site Redesign for Amine-based Drug Production
The method developed by a team led by Prof. Jong-Shik Shin is expected to initiate the establishment of a technique for obtaining optically active amines, which was previously impossible using naturally occurring enzymes.
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■ Life Sciences

Novel Tumor-Suppressive Signaling Mechanism Identified
A collaborative research team gets closer to the possibility of developing a powerful anticancer.
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■ Medicine

Genetic Variant that Increases the Risk of Breast and Ovarian Cancer in Korean Population Discovered
Yonsei researchers have identified a novel Korean-specific mutation that is expected to contribute in detecting and preventing relevant cancers.
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■ Medicine

Which Tastes Sweeter, Candy or Jelly?
A Yonsei research team has proved that food hardness acts as a determinant of food preference.
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■ Medicine

New Pathway from Liver Cirrhosis to Liver Cancer Discovered
A research team led by Yonsei researchers has demonstrated that a certain activated signal promotes the incidence of liver cancer from the initial stage.
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■ Humanities

Creation of New Knowledge based on Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
Professor Min Song opens a new chapter for various fields ranging from medicine to SNS with text mining.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Making We the People
True to Yonsei’s long tradition of interdisciplinary research, a political scientist meets a constitutional scholar to write an internationally acclaimed book that explores the theories and histories of democratic constitution-making in postwar Korea and Japan. Read More >


■ Social Sciences & Business

Yonsei Becomes Source and Connection for Converged Studies for Aging
Center for Interdisciplinary Approaches on Aging shows social networks provide the answer to successful aging in a super-aged society.
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■ Natural Sciences

New Catalyst to Advance the Commercialization of Hydrogen Energy
Yonsei research team led by Professor Dongil Lee develops a hydrogen-generating catalyst that can process 15-fold volume 2.3 times faster than conventional technology.
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■ Natural Sciences

Commercializing Next-Generation 2D Semiconductors in Practice
The research team led by Professor Seongil Im developed a 2D super-thin nano CMOS device.
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■ Natural Sciences

Smarter MRI Diagnosis with Nano MRI Lamp
IBS scientists devise a new platform to overcome the limits of MRI contrast agents.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Ubiquitous Communication Possible Only with LED Light
Professor Sang-kook Han’s research team successfully enables communication using LED and an image sensor of a camera at the fastest speed in the world.
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■ Engineering & Technology

A van der Waals Heterostructure Device Platform Opens a New Chapter for 2D Semiconductors
A joint research team led by Professor Gwan-Hyoung Lee successfully observed quantum transport in a 2D semiconductor for the first time in the world.
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■ Engineering & Technology

How a Titanium Crystal-deficient Overlayer Improves the Efficiency of Solar Energy to Hydrogen ConversionNew study unveils the role of a titanium crystal-deficient overlayer in improving the properties and efficiency of solar energy conversion to hydrogen. Read More >

 


■ Engineering & Technology

A New Infrared Stealth Technology Platform Presented
The Yonsei research team led by Professor Jae Won Hahn develops infrared stealth technology using metamaterial.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Investors and Instability: Renewables in the Third World
Researchers from Yonsei University, Seoul, propose a model to assess the viability of investing in renewable energy projects in developing countries.Read More >


■ Life Sciences

Possible Production of Drought-Resistant Crops Enabled
The gene that acts negatively in plant tolerance responses to drought stress has been identified by the research team led by Professor Woo Taek Kim.
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■ Life Sciences

Possibility of Chronic Pain Treatment Opened Up
A protein function that controls the excessive activation of nerve cells has been identified by Professor Eunji Cheong’s team.
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■ Medicine

Pharmacotherapy Guidelines for Korean Atrial Fibrillation Patients Developed
The new guideline, developed by researchers at Yonsei University Severance Hospital, will help prevent the risk of stroke with Korean-customized treatment.
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■ Medicine

The Tracer 18F-AV-1451 may Help Diagnose Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
The subcortical binding patterns of 18F-AV-1451 can distinguish patients with progressive supranuclear palsy from healthy individuals and patients with Parkinson’s disease.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

Newly Opened Yonsei Frontier Lab Casts International Research Net
Collaborative hub connects Yonsei to world renowned researchers.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

A Homegrown Yonsei Graduate Hired by a Prestigious University Overseas
A Yonsei graduate with no overseas educational experience starts his new life as a professor at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
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■ Humanities

Yonsei Professor Among World’s Top 10 Reformed Theologians
Prof. Dr. Chung Meehyun recognized as one of the most influential theologians of the Reformed faith leading up to the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation.
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■ Humanities

It’s natural: Fractions are for counting, and decimals are for measuring
Mental representations of numbers have roots that go beyond language and culture.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

KakaoStory: not simply Korean Facebook
A recent study shows the differences in the usage patterns and motivations of KakaoStory and Facebook users in Korea.
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■ Social Sciences & Business

Ballot-box accountability impedes far-sighted policymaking
Central government bureaucrats more effectively pursue unobservable and long-term targets.
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■ Natural Sciences

A 40-year Old Unresolved Concept in Chemistry Finally Clarified
Yonsei University research team led by Professor Dongho Kim succeeded in “three-dimensional bicycloaromaticity” chemical synthesis.
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■ Natural Sciences

Siberian sink: do more measurements matter in determining global carbon dioxide flux?
Using optimized data sets and incorporating more precise data points from the Japan-Russian Siberian Tall Tower Inland Observation Network for a better world picture.
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■ Natural Sciences

A river runs through it: galaxy behavior under environmental mechanisms
Researchers used cosmological hydrodynamic simulations to show consistent behavior patterns in phase-space diagrams.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Factors that power up building-integrated photovoltaics
New research suggests variables end-users should consider before installing photovoltaic blinds.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Biology comes to the rescue of the chemical industry
A new biomimetic adsorbent has been proposed to capture nitrogen from natural gas.
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■ Engineering & Technology

The image-matching algorithm that throws the rest out of the window
A newly developed image-matching algorithm outperforms existing ones on various levels and works properly in many more situations.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Future of turning waste heat into electricity
New study shows enhanced thermoelectric properties of large core/shell nanowire systems that can be used to design thermoelectric devices and module applications.
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■ Engineering & Technology

Artificial materials for developing low-cost optical devices
New research demonstrates macroscale materials having optical properties that are modifiable by mechanical compression, paving the way for industrial-scale production of advanced optical devices.
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■ Life Sciences

Scientists identify a key protein for regulating immune response
Research reveals a brain development protein plays a critical role in the body’s immune response.
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■ Medicine

Survival mechanism of metastatic cancer cell revealed
Providing a New metabolic treatment target to inhibit the recurrence and spread of cancer.
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■ Medicine

Discovering a new path of stem cell therapy for chronic wounds
A collaborative effort by medical and engineering researchers led to the development of stem cell sheets with excellent wound healing properties.
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■ Medicine

Ray of hope: Radiotherapy improves survival of patients with liver cancer invading the portal vein
Hepatitis B and C drastically increase the chances of developing hepatocellular carcinoma that often invades and blocks the portal vein; radiotherapy combined with other therapies offers patients the best hope for improved, increased survival. Read More >


■ Yonsei Research in Media

Taking the Lead in the Journey Toward a Sustainable Future
Yonsei University leaps forward with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to advance social action.
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■ Yonsei Research in Media

Dean Marvin Chun, a Yonsei graduate and the first Asian to head Yale College
“Yonsei University, in the process of establishing a residential college right for Korea”
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