Croucher Foundation News

August 2022

Investigating evolution in the birthplace of humanity 30 August 2022

A study of fossils in Africa seems to rule out one driver of evolution in mammals – potentially including humans.

Sea urchin’s secret to surviving marine heatwaves 10 August 2022

A research team at The Swire Institute of Marine Science experimentally assessed whether adult sea urchins that are exposed to marine heatwaves could pass beneficial protective mechanisms onto their offspring, thus ensuring the survival of the next generation.