Seeds of sustainability: Virtual carpological herbarium to preserve Hong Kong's ecology
25 November 2022
The online resource offers 3D seed models of more than 300 plants specimens, archived by the research team at Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Shiu-Ying Hu Herbarium.
Expanding our view of the Universe into the quantum realm
14 November 2022
A new quantum optic camera developed by Hong Kong University of Science and Technology researchers will allow the study of the fastest processes in the cosmos.
Q&A with Professor Tim Cheng on designing better AI computer chips
28 September 2022
Croucher caught up with Professor Tim Cheng to learn more about how ACCESS is revolutionising AI chip design.
Making the perfect sound absorbers using metamaterials
26 September 2022
Metamaterials are starting to live up to their promise with customisable sound absorbers making their way from theoretical principles to commercial products.
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.
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.
A popular child’s toy inspired Dr Li Zhang to create a magnetic slime robot.
HK scientists discovered a key mechanism behind storage protein in plant seeds.
A 65-million-year-old detective story
19 April 2022
This year Hong Kong plans to host a symposium of paleontological researchers.
Professor Wang Xunli speaks about his collaboration with CAS.
How COVID-19 causes inflammation in blood vessels
15 March 2022
Study shows how coronavirus triggers inflammation
Building a new facility for marine biology in Hong Kong
11 March 2022
The Swire Institute of Marine Science is a research facility of HKU.
In conversation with four leading women scientists
8 March 2022
Croucher Foundation spoke to four leading women scientists about gender equality.
Citizens help document and learn about Hong Kong’s jellyfish.