Dr Zhang Rui has shown for the first time how liquid crystals could form the basic elements needed for logic operations. Zhang developed this theoretical approach while he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago. He joined the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology in 2020. Croucher caught up with Zhang to learn more about the research group he set up here.
The new chipscope allows real-time monitoring of cells inside incubators.
Plant-inspired origami microfluidic device
13 June 2022
Engineers have developed an origami microfluidic device that can respond to changes in the environment.
The study shows how liver cancer cells can grow without a sufficient supply of oxygen.