KAUST Discovery

Research Highlights

Shaping up against pathogens

Shaping up against pathogens

Plants can reprogram their genetic material to mount a defensive response against pathogens, which may have applications for agriculture.

Smart sensors could save lives

Smart sensors could save lives

3D-printed, disposable sensors capable of detecting noxious gases and changes in temperature and humidity, could revolutionize environmental monitoring.

A firefly's flash inspires new nanolaser light

A firefly's flash inspires new nanolaser light

Synchronized emissions from innovative on-chip lasers create possibilities for inexpensive artificial neural networks. 

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Perspectives

A blue carbon future

Mangroves, seagrass meadows, seaweeds and saltmarshes, the forests of the sea, perform a vital and often overlooked role in storing carbon and mitigating the effects of climate change.

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Closer ties for silver clusters

Surrounding silver nanoclusters with hydrogen-rich shells offers new opportunities in catalysis and opto-electronics.

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