Croucher Foundation News

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

Clement Tsui: searching for new approaches to treat tuberculosis

Clement Tsui studied on the use of novel drug candidates to tackle tuberculosis.

4 May 2018

Long read: Plankton in Peril!

In the Chan Lab at the HKUST, Karen Chan is working all-out to understand the secrets of keystone marine organisms.

3 May 2018