Croucher Foundation News

June 2022

Q&A with Dr Zhang Rui on advancing local research on soft matter 28 June 2022

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.

Novel chipscope enables label-free monitoring of live cell activities 16 June 2022

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.

​​New metabolic route explains liver cancer cell adaptability 10 June 2022

The study shows how liver cancer cells can grow without a sufficient supply of oxygen.