Croucher Foundation News

Quantum physicists take a cold hard look at atoms

In quantum physics, the closer researchers get to absolute zero, the stranger an atom’s properties become. As an experimental quantum physicist, Croucher scholar Dr Jo Gyu-Boong is looking deep into the science behind the big freeze.

19 May 2022

Dual-comb photothermal spectroscopy allows for rapid multi-gas detection

New sensing technique to drastically improve gas sensing technology

18 May 2022

Croucher Scholar reimagines the water droplet

Professor Anderson Shum is harnessing the physical properties of water droplets.

11 May 2022

Robotic slime: a moving, shape-shifting game changer

A popular child’s toy inspired Dr Li Zhang to create a magnetic slime robot.

10 May 2022

The uncovered role of the central nervous system in bone healing

The central nervous system can sense and respond to implanted biomaterials.

5 May 2022

Paving the way for plant-based vaccine technology

HK scientists discovered a key mechanism behind storage protein in plant seeds.

4 May 2022

Croucher Science Week: Dr Rosa Chan

Participating in Croucher Science Week has helped Dr Chan to explain complex science including her research in engineering.

29 April 2022

Insights into regeneration

Nicola Wong is using bioinformatics to explore the comparative and evolutionary genomics of different organisms.

27 April 2022