Energy Harvesting Device- University of Limerick- November 2018 front page preview

Energy Harvesting Device- University of Limerick- November 2018

Researchers from UL have developed a novel, patented, inexpensive ‘fit and forget’ energy harvesting solution that converts ambient vibrations into electrical power. The new technology eliminates the need for batteries a...

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Anti-microbial compounds-University College Dublin, University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Tecnico- October 2018 front page preview

Anti-microbial compounds-University College Dublin, University of Lisbon, Instituto Superior Tecnico- October 2018

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in bacteria poses a serious and growing threat to human and animal health. One strain of multidrug resistant bacteria which is particularly prevalent in hospital acquired inf...

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Small secreted polypeptides for treating fungal disease in plants- University College Dublin-October 2018 front page preview

Small secreted polypeptides for treating fungal disease in plants- University College Dublin-October 2018

Current crop disease control is heavily reliant on the application of synthetic fungicides and bacteriocides. However pathogen resistance to chemical control has in some cases become widespread and thus the need for bioc...

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Novel genes which enhance plant resistance and immunity to economically devastating diseases- University College Dublin and Teagasc Agriculture and Food Development Authority- October 2018 front page preview

Novel genes which enhance plant resistance and immunity to economically devastating diseases- University College Dublin and Teagasc Agriculture and Food Development Authority- October 2018

Fusarium Head Blight (FHB) is a devastating fungal disease in plants, in particular in cereals such as wheat, barley and oats. FHB has major implications for wheat and barley supply chains in countries such as the United...

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Magnetically Triggered Adhesives- Trinity College Dublin - October 2018 front page preview

Magnetically Triggered Adhesives- Trinity College Dublin - October 2018

Adhesive formulations modified with an internal catalyst prevents the polymerisation of the adhesive until activated or “triggered” by a magnetic field, promoting quick polymerisation. The researcher has developed magnet...

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