Croucher Foundation News

May 2021

Croucher Ecology Issue Four: Climate Change 31 May 2021

For the final issue of Croucher Ecology we are examining the impact of climate change on the ecology and biodiversity of Hong Kong.

Biohybrid microrobots add novel enabling technology for minimally invasive procedure 25 May 2021

Several key challenges exist for medical microrobots to navigate inside a human body, including multi-functionality and safety, adaptivity in a dynamic physiological environment with biological barriers, and real-time imaging and control.

Repulsion, not attraction, found to be the force in metal-metal interaction 20 May 2021

Chemists have resolved a long-standing fundamental problem in the field of metal-metal closed-shell interaction.

Making a story of psychology 18 May 2021

Dr Suzanne So was the first clinical psychologist in HK to offer early assessment for young people with psychosis.

Hong Kong scientists uncover key protein in strengthening cerebrospinal fluid barrier 13 May 2021

A team of researchers at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), led by Associate Professor Kwan Kin-ming (Croucher Scholarship 1991), has solved a mystery concerning the human brain and spinal cord that lays the groundwork for developing novel therapeutic strategies for preventing and treating neurodevelopmental disorders, including some COVID-19 complications.Our brain and spinal cord are...