S. Korea announces $540 million post-genome project
SEJONG, Feb. 19 (Yonhap) -- The South Korean government announced Wednesday the official launch of a post-genome project that seeks to develop and commercialize new genomic technologies.
The project consists of five major goals that include the creation of a standardized human genome map. It also aims for developing indigenous technologies for analysing human genes and for genome-based diagnosis and disease treatment.
S. Korea's mobile ad market nearly doubles in 2013
SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Yonhap) -- The local market for mobile advertisement nearly doubled on-year in 2013, a government report showed Tuesday, amid soaring number of smartphone users in the country.
The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said the size of South Korea's mobile advert market was estimated at 416 billion won (US$392 million) last year, a leap from the 215.9 billion won in 2012.