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07 September, 2023

A mixed solution to boost mangrove resilience

The role that seabed species and plants play in mixing sediments in mangroves could help to support responses to ecosystem stress and to aid regeneration.

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06 September, 2023

Homing in on stem cells, support and success

She came for the stem cell science and thrived in a nurturing environment.

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05 September, 2023

Fungal enzymes may enhance provitamin A content and stability in crop plants

A simple enzymatic pathway taken from fungi can enhance the production and storage of provitamin A in crop plants.

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28 August, 2023

Sourcing a sustainable new vegetable oil

A long-term breeding program is developing elite lines of Salicornia to produce a sustainable and nutritionally valuable seed oil crop.

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24 August, 2023

New gene-editing technique offers path to precision therapies

PNP editing emerges as a versatile and programmable tool for site-specific DNA manipulations.

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22 August, 2023

Mobile wastewater treatment plant offers solution for remote communities

A decentralized technology designed to treat wastewater at the source offers huge benefits to people in remote areas who lack access to sewer infrastructure.

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20 August, 2023

Rethinking and rigor brings promising protein for cancer therapy

Drugs that inhibit a key protein should offer new targeted cancer therapy for leukemia and breast cancer.

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17 August, 2023

Algal biotechnologists at KAUST are generating sustainable animal feeds in Saudi Arabia

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09 August, 2023

Where I work: Razan Yahya

Tiny microalgae offer big potential for a fruitful career

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