Croucher Foundation News

Making many tiny things 18 March 2023

Fabricating high-resolution and complex objects with additive manufacturing across a wide range of materials is challenging. CUHK researchers synthesised very finely detailed objects from a wide range of materials,

HKUST researchers develop a method for single cell analysis 25 February 2023

A team at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology led by Dr Angela Wu has developed a single-cell whole genomic sequencing method that is versatile, easy to use, and compatible with single nuclei from frozen tissues.

Making objects disappear 12 February 2023

Croucher Science Week 2023: a free festival inspiring young minds in Hong Kong 8 February 2023

The annual event returns with a diverse range of online events, live programmes, and bilingual workshops aimed at making science accessible to all.

Hong Kong's wild boars 5 February 2023

Reward and punishment systems in coral-algae relationship 15 January 2023

The complex dynamics of resource-sharing symbiosis in the reef environment.

Ecological risks of microplastics are far worse than previously thought 12 January 2023

The co-occurrence of organic chemicals magnifies their ecotoxicological effects.

Rise of the aquabots 12 January 2023

Converting temperature fluctuations into clean energy  11 January 2023

Efficient pyro-catalytic reaction advances towards greater practical application.

New therapeutic target for irritable bowel syndrome 4 January 2023

Human gut bacterium Ruminococcus gnavus found as a major trigger factor.

Fish fins inspire soft material 30 December 2022

Researchers have developed new technology which breaks through  limitations on bending soft materials.

Food heritage: recovering Hong Kong’s rice varieties 22 December 2022

Old local staples return to dinner tables through genetic technology.

Insights on flight origins and how winged dinosaurs lived 21 December 2022

Analysis of fossils reveal lifestyles of flyers from the Early Cretaceous.