THE LATEST RESEARCH NEWS

19 February, 2019

Causal disentanglement is the next frontier in AI

Recreating the human mind’s ability to infer patterns and relationships from complex events could lead to a universal model of artificial intelligence.

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10 February, 2019

Lactate triggers genes that modify brain activity

Study illustrates the links between brain energy metabolism and neuronal activity.

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06 February, 2019

Mining bacteria from the desert

Desert bacteria protect food crops from salt toxicity.

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21 January, 2019

New moves for polymer chain dynamics

A Nobel-winning method for observing single molecules in action provides the basis for unprecedented insights into polymer chain dynamics.

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07 January, 2019

Combining forces to combat E. coli PI-7

A combined treatment may help tackle the rise of E. coli PI-7 in Saudi Arabia’s wastewater systems.

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03 January, 2019

Visualization of brain structures helps to model function

State-of-the-art techniques and software help researchers recreate cellular brain structures and model biochemical processes that support the brain’s energy demands.

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31 December, 2018

Boosting immunity in the fight against bacteria

A key protein is shown to be responsible for activating and controlling plant immune responses to bacterial infection.

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20 December, 2018

Paper sensors remove the sting of diabetic testing

Inkjet-printed device helps monitor a patient’s blood sugar levels without painful needles.

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16 December, 2018

Understanding the growth of coral reefs

Determining the growth dynamics of Red Sea coral reefs has enabled researchers to establish a baseline to assess the effects of environmental change.

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09 December, 2018

Carbon emissions smoked

Helpful microbes inhale CO2 through a porous cylindrical electrode and exude useful chemicals.

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25 November, 2018

Drinking water sucked from the dusty desert air

An inexpensive hydrogel-based material efficiently captures moisture even from low-humidity air and then releases it on demand.

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19 November, 2018

Surface science concepts are up for revision

Immersion could become the ultimate test for assessing the wetting properties of coating-free microtextured surfaces.

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14 November, 2018

Plankton communities warm response to nutrient availability

Investigating plankton communities' reaction to rising water temperatures may improve modeling of marine ecosystem responses to global warming.

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04 October, 2018

Mining Red Sea bacteria for industrial potential

Genome sequencing of two Red Sea bacteria highlights their potential as industrial workhorses.

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26 September, 2018

KAUST researcher Corrado Calì awarded at Italian neuroscience conference

Dr. Corrado Calì, a KAUST researcher, won an award in Italy in June at the Brainstorming Research Assembly for Young Neuroscientists (BraYn).

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26 September, 2018

Cryptic coral reef creatures show cross-shelf biodiversity patterns

Composition in cryptic fauna assemblages changes across a shelf gradient, a recent study of the Red Sea shows.

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23 September, 2018

What's it like to talk science with Nobel Prize winners

KAUST Live interview with Michael Margineanu, Ph.D. student in the BESE Division

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16 September, 2018

Novel carbon source sustains deep sea microorganism communities

A carbon source stemming from daily fish migrations is implicated in the global carbon cycle.

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13 September, 2018

Sci-Café: Toolbox Biology

Sci-Café, featuring KAUST faculty members Jürgen Kosel, Jasmeen Merzaban, Antonio Adamo and moderator John Tannaci, associate VP for research.

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09 September, 2018

Reusing water to grow quality food in cities

Research to optimize aquaponics systems could inform a new era of urban food production.

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