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02 April, 2024

Cataloging the complexity of the ocean genome

An open-access catalog of the global ocean genome offers novel taxonomical and functional insights and unlocks the potential of blue biotechnology

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28 March, 2024

Professor Pierre Magistretti Elected to Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters

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27 March, 2024

Sustainable wastewater treatment delivers clean water and provides energy

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18 March, 2024

Greening the scent of Arabia

Kyle Lauersen, Gyorgy Szekely and their team developed a green synthetic solution to replicate some of the complex fragrances of agarwood using engineered algae.

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13 March, 2024

Often overlooked stem cells hold hidden powers for blood disease treatments

Protocol boosts regenerative capabilities of stem cells previously wasted in transplant medicine.

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10 March, 2024

KAUST scientists use synthetic biology and green chemistry to synthesize popular fragrances

Scientists at King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) report a new synthetic biology process that follows the principles of green chemistry.

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26 February, 2024

Targeting seed microbes to improve seed resilience

Analysis of seed endophytes in the wild crop fonio reveals the seed microbiome as a potential target for sustainably enhancing crop resilience to climate stress.

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06 February, 2024

Sediments reveal core stressors on Red Sea ecosystems

Analyses of sediment cores highlight declining nutrient availability and increased trace metal pollution in the Red Sea.

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01 February, 2024

KAUST Innovators Shine in BCG V60 Awards for Climate Leadership

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