Croucher Foundation News

Training micro-robots to swim in complex fluids

Fluid mechanics scientists are realising targeted drug delivery by designing tiny robots that can swim through biological fluids.

11 November 2019

HKU scientists discover ‘signpost’ in chromatin maze

Chemical biologists have identified a histone mark that regulates chromatin structure.

4 November 2019

Searching the Cosmos for the origins of the universe

Dr Kimmy Wu researches gravitational waves and radiation in the universe.

25 October 2019

Inspiring next-generation scientists to tackle vital global challenges

Summer 2019 proved an eye-opener for Lau Shing Fai, currently a first-year Earth System Science undergraduate at Chinese University of Hong Kong, on challenges for trees posed by climate change.

22 October 2019

Steering AI out of harm’s way

For Dr Yinlam Chow, having an interest as a child in robots turned out to be a future career in the making because today he is a research scientist at Google AI.

16 October 2019

Rechargeable liquid fuels set out to power electric vehicles

Rechargeable “e-fuel” paves way for renewables in energy generation in the future.

9 October 2019

Biologist gets a taste for novel protein research

Novel protein family that plays a role in sour taste reception and inner-ear balance revealed.

2 October 2019

World first for ultracold quantum simulation

The world's first 3-D simulation of topological matter consisting of ultracold atoms.

19 September 2019