Croucher Foundation News

New light on protein and hormone signalling in plant growth

A team of researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and South China Normal University has discovered an important and novel function of a plant vesicular transport regulatory protein in processes that affect plant growth.

14 May 2019

Croucher mathematician elected European Academy fellow

Professor Yang Tong has been elected a fellow of the European Academy of Sciences.

8 May 2019

Exploring nature’s dots in theoretical physics

Scientists are investigating the value of moiré patterns in two-dimensional structures.

3 May 2019

Researchers reveal mechanism behind RNA transcription error’s removal

Scientists has uncovered the mechanism of RNA polymerase II in gene transcription.

25 April 2019

Tackling viral hepatitis B in Hong Kong

An estimated 576,000 people are living with hepatitis B in Hong Kong, according to a study carried out by HKU.

23 April 2019

Smart app assesses wounds in seconds

The burden of human diseases has shifted to non-infectious health issues.

18 April 2019

Shedding light on the causes of autism

Dr Jacque Pak Kan Ip is helping to advance our understanding of autism and autism-related disorders.

15 April 2019