KAUST Discovery

Research Highlights

The bioprospects of mangrove roots

The bioprospects of mangrove roots

Researchers uncover a potential treasure trove of microbes living with mangroves.

Hope of a silver bullet

Hope of a silver bullet

A single photon can free two electrons within a nanocrystal of silver sulfide, revealing its promise as a solar cell material.

Surface
fractures as magma moves

Surface fractures as magma moves

Surface deformation caused by magma rising within the crust may in turn have prevented a volcanic eruption in Saudi Arabia.

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Perspectives

A breeding ground for successful start-ups

State-of-the-art facilities and world-class research projects give rise to thriving start-up companies based at KAUST

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Leukemia treatment offers hope

Antibodies directed against cancer stem cells could help patients with acute myeloid leukemia.

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