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.
June 25, 2017
A simple treatment of nickel to make it an efficient catalysis for water splitting.
The genome sequences of two 'false' corals offer a window into the evolution of calcification which may help their reef-building cousins.
June 18, 2017
A floating membrane that uses sunlight to evaporate water shows potential for water purification.
June 11, 2017
Two proteins produced by a single gene interact to keep the genome in check.
Data from a global oceanographic expedition predict how rising temperatures influence increase in plankton populations.
June 7, 2017
The movement of DNA molecules seemingly explained by random motion conceals a more orderly march.
June 6, 2017
A coating of molybdenum improves the efficiency of catalysts for producing hydrogen.
June 4, 2017
A unique investigation highlights how excess nitrogen can trigger coral bleaching in the absence of heat stress.
May 28, 2017
Car manufacturers could clean up vehicle exhausts using a new model of gasoline combustion developed using experimental data.
May 21, 2017
Tungsten and titanium compounds join forces to turn a common alkane into other hydrocarbons.