THE LATEST RESEARCH NEWS

20 November, 2023

KAUST study reveals how corals control their algae population, paving the way for coral reef restoration

A new study by KAUST researchers provides experimental proof to explain how corals and other symbiotic cnidarians control their symbiotic algae.

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19 November, 2023

KAUST Professor Raquel Peixoto wins inaugural Rachel Carson Prize 2023 for Applied Microbiology

KAUST Professor Raquel Peixoto wins inaugural Rachel Carson Prize 2023 for Applied Microbiology

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12 November, 2023

KAUST Smart Health Initiative holds conference to accelerate impact in KSA through health and wellness

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02 November, 2023

KAUST and SFDA host conference on One Health

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26 October, 2023

Ammon's Horn, or The Mystery of the Brain"

KAUST’s Vice President of Research, Pierre Magistretti, alongside his wife, Christine, tells a Da Vinci Code-esque tale of 5 scientists competing for $100M and establishing a new institute dedicated to eradicating Alzheimer’s disease in his book "Ammon's Horn, or The Mystery of the Brain"

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25 October, 2023

Malaria protein discovery offers path for novel antimalarial intervention strategies

Uncovering PfAP2-P’s role in parasite's immune evasion and development, opening doors to innovative anti-malaria approaches.

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23 October, 2023

Microbiomes shaped by enzymes’ responses to ocean temperatures

The ability of marine microbiomes to respond to thermal variations in their habitats is controlled by enzyme adaptation.

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23 October, 2023

A handful of seeds starts fruitful collaboration

An encouraging culture of collaboration between two research leaders has fostered exciting work that has resulted in a breakthrough in understanding the mechanism of cereal disease resistance.

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12 October, 2023

Picking the best methods for metabolomics research

Comparison of different nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy methods has helped to identify the most robust approach for studying different types of biomolecules.

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10 October, 2023

Discover the future of cancer drug design

In an article published on Pharmafile.com, KAUST Professor Lukasz Jaremko delves into the promising realm of targeted cancer drug design.

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08 October, 2023

Understanding the intelligence of decision making

New research into how humans and animals use complexity to make decisions offers some tantalizing insights into the nature of intelligence.

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05 October, 2023

KAUST celebrates 5000 days of education and research

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04 October, 2023

3D scaffolds shed light on cellular behavior

Hydrogels that mimic natural environments help to reveal cellular intricacies often missed in traditional lab studies.

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27 September, 2023

Advanced bioprinting leads to 3D brain models

A 3D mouse brain model provides a platform for studies of Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative disorders.

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27 September, 2023

Accounting for oxygen in modeling coastal ecosystems

Marine ecosystem models should account for vast fluctuation in dissolved oxygen.

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26 September, 2023

COVID-19 mutations and their links with excessive immune responses

Mutations on a key SARS-CoV-2 viral protein are linked to extreme immune responses and could offer a novel vaccine target.

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22 September, 2023

Engineering carbon sequestration on arid lands

Degraded arid lands could be revegetated and used for long-term carbon storage.

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21 September, 2023

BESE Ph.D. Student Lila Aldakheel Recognized with Arab Women in Science Award

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07 September, 2023

Cutting the odds of drug-resistant pathogens emerging in wastewater

A complex interplay of factors influences the spread of superbug genes during wastewater treatment and reuse.x

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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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