KAUST Discovery highlights the most exciting research taking place at the different research centers in KAUST. The research highlights are informative articles that cover breakthrough research and are accessible to the wider science community and a general audience interested in science. With regular weekly updates, this is the place to keep up with the best research happening at KAUST.
October 22, 2017
A new computational framework marries ideas from computer graphics with civil engineering to reduce times and costs of constructing frame-based structures.
A combination of morphological and molecular approaches gives researchers a first glimpse of Red Sea larval fish communities.
October 15, 2017
The side-by-side deposition of atomically flat semiconductor sheets enhances solar cell conversion efficiency.
Wind turbines suspended high in the sky have potential as an alternative power source for Saudi Arabia.
Microbes are dispersed widely over the oceans with islands acting as stepping-stones to help transport of land-based organisms.
October 8, 2017
A statistical technique for modeling large datasets improves interpretation of climate and environmental data.
A perovskite crystal’s powerful light-emitting capabilities could be due to missing atoms in its structure.
Symbiotic giant bacteria enable Red Sea surgeonfish to specialize their diets.
October 1, 2017
The molten surface of a sodium-based material could assist the direct conversion of methane to useful building blocks.
Satellite imagery shows how currents shape the Red Sea ecosystem.