Croucher Foundation News

Motorless robots

A team of mechanical engineers has developed a new class of actuating material that may help the development of motorless robots in future.

18 June 2018

Robotic system to be used in brain surgery

An engineering team led by Dr Kwok Ka-wai of the University of Hong Kong has developed a robot to improve the accuracy of brain surgery when used inside a magnetic resonance imaging scanner.

15 June 2018

BATS Code for efficient network transmission

Annoyed by the pixelated screen when streaming a live football game? BATS code might be the solution.

30 May 2018

Max Planck Croucher Symposium

On 20 May 2018, a group of 35 young scientists gathered at Ringberg Castle in Bavaria to discuss the latest advances in their respective fields of biology.

26 May 2018

Font engineering: from genomes to typography​

Story of Dr Hin-tak Leung who made a shift from physicist to a career in typography.

22 May 2018

Osteoporosis drug may be cardioprotective

Alendronate might reduced risk of cardiovascular events in hip fracture patients.

12 May 2018

A new use for anti-fungal medicines

Professor Yu's new research suggested that a common fungicidal drug, terbinafine, can be used to prevent and treat liver disease.

10 May 2018

Professor Anthony Yeh: untangling multilevel road networks

New system developed to determine which road level they have just entered.

5 May 2018