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Robots that reason: cognitive robots 30 January 2018

Professor Lin is an expert in artificial intelligence.

Dr Grace Wong: from science to pharmaceutical consulting 8 January 2018

Dr Grace Wong is a Medical Science Liasison at AbbVie.

Window to your soul: artificial cornea implants 3 January 2018

Hui explores the feasibility of implanting fibre-optic pressure sensor into an artificial cornea.

Broken heart: congenital heart defect in child 29 December 2017

How children with heart failure survive? Dr Leung Ping answers.

Robotic revolution: medical robotics operate with precision 20 December 2017

Kit Hang Lee (Croucher Studentship 2015) shares his love for robot.

Prof Huang Yu: nitric oxide and cardiovascular diseases 15 November 2017

Close link identified between endothelial cells and cardiovascular diseases.

Dr Nicholas Wu: Influenza virus can overcome potentially crippling mutations 8 November 2017

Dr Nicholas Wu researches on flu vaccines and therapies.

Dr Kwok Wai Him: ensuring fairness in horse racing 9 October 2017

Dr Kwok Wai Him at racing laboratory of the Hong Kong Jockey Club.

Dr Jason Tak-Man Cheung: where science meets sport 3 October 2017

How to choose the right pair of sports shoes? Dr Jason Cheung shares.

Inner ecosystem: understanding the gut microbiota 18 September 2017

Dr Sunny Wong studied host-microbial interaction.

Dr Michael Cheng: finding new ways to detect online fraud 6 September 2017

Dr Cheng uses AI and machine learning to help businesses detect criminal activity.

Rescuing memory: Alzheimer’s disease 28 August 2017

Dr Rosa HM Chan (Croucher Scholarship 2004) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong. She studied the hippocampus, the centre of emotion, memory, and the autonomic nervous system, in hope to help Alzheimer's patients.

Dr Tin Chung: prosthetic system for the cerebellum 25 August 2017

Dr Chung Tin (Croucher Scholarship 2002) explains how our respiratory system works.

A global concern: mobile app to forecast air pollution 21 August 2017

Air pollution is a growing global concern that has been linked to several health conditions. Dr Ng Ho-Tsang recently joined Clustertech Limited, a Hong-Kong based company working to combat this issue.

The dark side of the digital age: impact of e-waste 24 July 2017

Professor Wong Ming Hung stresses the impact of e-waste to children.

Unravelling mysteries: a love affair with CFTR 20 July 2017

Professor Chan spent almost 30 years delving into the mysteries of CFTR.

Dr Ella Fung: exploring resiliency to radiotherapy cancer treatment 14 July 2017

Dr Ella Fung has recently completed her PhD at Oxford Institute for Radiation Oncology.

Mixing science with consultancy: promoting innovation and technology 12 July 2017

How science is related to consultancy? Dr Albert Wong shares his story.

Super-resolution: developing low-cost technology for biophotonic research 7 July 2017

Dr Antony Chi Shing Chan found ways to minimise biophotonics research cost.