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.
April 25, 2017
A flexible, carbon-based device that responds to humidity in two ways can sense 3D objects without touching them.
April 19, 2017
Atlantic surface circulation transports high loads of plastic debris to remote Arctic waters.
April 16, 2017
Statistical monitoring technology can detect serious falls and immediately warn healthcare providers.
Stable and recyclable materials synthesized using intrinsically porous polymers selectively retain CO2 from exhaust emissions and natural gas.
Stressed dinoflagellates rewrite their genes during transcription.
April 9, 2017
New nano-sized sensors provide unprecedented data on how heat diffuses in and out of living cells.
A biological sensor can identify and quantify the activity of a little-known class of plant hormones, strigolactones.
An ultrathin semiconducting sheet showing gas-responsive electronic properties may lead to highly sensitive gas sensors.
April 2, 2017
Using a plasma to alter the atomic composition of two-dimensional materials could make them better catalysts.
Enzyme follows a two-step verification system before cutting and repairing DNA damage.