Engineered Materials from Recycled Plastics- University of Limerick- March 2019  front page preview

Engineered Materials from Recycled Plastics- University of Limerick- March 2019

Researchers from the Irish Composites Centre in UL (IComp) have developed a new, technology to repurpose recycled or virgin plastic (e.g. PET) into a self-reinforced polymer composite material suitable for a range of new...

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Bioactive Compositions that Boost Probiotic Establishment- Teagasc - February 2019 front page preview

Bioactive Compositions that Boost Probiotic Establishment- Teagasc - February 2019

A range of bioactive compositions from bovine colostrum and milk that increase the attachment of probiotic bacteria (Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus) to intestinal cells by over 40-fold compared to untreated cells. As att...

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Advanced Wound care enabled by plasma medicine- University College Dublin - December 2018  front page preview

Advanced Wound care enabled by plasma medicine- University College Dublin - December 2018

Use of cold atmospheric plasmas in wound care in order to achieve a substantial increase (> 6 fold) in the rate of wound healing.

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Enzyme-Functionalised  Nanobeads  For Anti-Biofouling Purposes- University College Dublin- December 2018  front page preview

Enzyme-Functionalised Nanobeads For Anti-Biofouling Purposes- University College Dublin- December 2018

Enzyme-functionalized nanobeads as an environmentally friendly and cost effective alternative to pure enzyme and chemical treatments for biofilm removal.

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