Croucher Foundation News

September 2011

Pitcher plant inspires slippery surface 26 September 2011

The slick interior of the pitcher plant has inspired a highly slippery material possessing self-lubricating, self-cleaning and self-healing properties.

Frontiers of Science 22 September 2011

On 5 September 2011, a group of over sixty young scientists gathered at the Kavli Royal Society International Centre at Chicheley Hall in Buckinghamshire to discuss the latest advances in their respective research fields.

Therapies for debilitating muscle diseases 1 September 2011

A number of small, easy-to-synthesise molecules may offer hope to people affected by myotonic dystrophy.