Max Planck Croucher Symposium 2019
29 November 2019
Scientists gathered at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University to discuss topics, ranging from Matter to Life.
Making Magnets for the Large Hadron Collider
21 November 2019
Ian Pong is the cable task leader for the American contribution of superconducting quadrupole magnets to CERN’s LHC upgrade.
Morphing flat materials into any shape you want
18 November 2019
How the maths behind the art of kirigami may engineer future change.
Training micro-robots to swim in complex fluids
11 November 2019
Targeted drug delivery by designing tiny swimming robots.
HKU scientists discover ‘signpost’ in chromatin maze
4 November 2019
Chemical biologists have identified a histone mark that regulates chromatin structure.
Searching the cosmos for the origins of the universe
25 October 2019
Dr Kimmy Wu researches gravitational waves and radiation in the universe.
Summer 2019 proved an eye-opener for Lau Shing Fai on challenges for trees posed by climate change.
Steering AI out of harm’s way
16 October 2019
For Dr Yinlam Chow, having an interest as a child in robots turned out to be a future career in the making because today he is a research scientist at Google AI.
Rechargeable liquid fuels set out to power electric vehicles
9 October 2019
Rechargeable “e-fuel” paves way for renewables in energy generation in the future.
Biologist gets a taste for novel protein research
2 October 2019
Novel protein family that plays a role in sour taste reception and inner-ear balance revealed.
World first for ultracold quantum simulation
19 September 2019
The world's first 3-D simulation of topological matter consisting of ultracold atoms.
Memory cue for depression treatment
18 September 2019
Does the way we remember negative events affect our likelihood of experiencing depression?
Geomaterials expert shakes up earthquake studies
12 September 2019
Prof Andrew Chan studies the effects of tremors and tsunamis on the earth and buildings.
Stabilising images for mobile devices
4 September 2019
Dr Cheung Kwok-yuen manufactures systems used in the mass production of electronics all over the world.
Fresh eye on ophthalmology
27 August 2019
Dr Eddy Wu’s start-up pharmaceutical company helps people who have sight problem.
Biochemist offers hope for leukaemia treatment
20 August 2019
Biochemist Dr Alice Cheung has been fascinated by the mechanism of cells.
Landslide devastation prompts interest in geohazards
14 August 2019
Dr Louis Wong studies how geomaterials behave and why they can be so destructive.
Accelerating next-generation protein engineering
9 August 2019
Croucher scholars involved in a breakthrough to engineer clinically useful proteins.
Prof Kenneth Leung is helping to protect the aquatic environment.
Fishing for a cure
1 August 2019
Professor Zilong Wen is at the forefront of global blood cell research, and the tiny zebrafish is key to his work.