Making Marine Eco-systems and Seafood Safer
Variations in water temperature and salinity levels affect the toxicity levels of these chemicals and the damage they can do to marine life.
The Law in Plain Language
We hope that our tool will be especially helpful to those who are involved in court cases but don’t have the financial resources to hire lawyers.
A Waterproof Solution
A major international clothing maker and a major producer of coatings for electronics are interested to test possible applications for their products.
Disarming the Golden Invaders
Microbiologist Dr Richard Kao Yi-tsun and his team have developed a novel approach to antibiotic-resistant bacteria that keeps the bugs alive but makes them vulnerable to attack by the human immune system. Their research findings have attracted interest from pharmaceutical companies, which want to explore how to take this laboratory-based discovery to the next stages of testing and turn it into a drug.
The Heart of the Matter
Research teams from the Mechanical Engineering Department have made innovative advances that will aid two different medical procedures for heart patients – cardiac catheterisation and complex cardiac surgery. They have invented the first robot in the world that is capable of controlling a cardiac catheter while under the MRI environment, and a patent has been registered.