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20 May, 2024

Screening of "Beneath The Surface: The Fight for Corals"

The documentary features Professor Raquel Peixoto and research scientist Dr. Helena Villela from KAUST’s Marine Microbiomes Lab.

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09 May, 2024

Rolling “balls” provide substrate for marine life

A detailed oceanographic survey reveals spherical nodule structures supporting life on the floor of the Red Sea.

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02 May, 2024

Defeating the deletion makes genome editing safer and more precise

Manipulating DNA repair pathway boosts the accuracy of CRISPR technology.

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29 April, 2024

KAUST Insights for genetic disease: Mystery diseases solved with RNA screening tool

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22 April, 2024

KAUST Professor wins Frontiers Science Prize

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21 April, 2024

KAUST Insights for health education: Collaborations on smart health deliver benefits for KSA

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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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