King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is a private research university located in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. KAUST was founded in 2009 and focuses on graduate education and research, using English as the official language of instruction. It offers programs in Biological and Environmental Science and Engineering; Computer, Electrical and Mathematical Science and Engineering; and Physical Science and Engineering. It was announced in 2013 that KAUST had one of the fastest growing research and citation records in the world.
Adding certain types of bacteria to soil could help protect plants against drought by activating a proton pump in root cells.
Sodium-ion batteries have potential to replace the currently used lithium-ion batteries by using the cheaper (less than a thirtieth of the cost of lithium) and more abundant sodium resource. This has particular potential ...
Deep water in the Red Sea gets replenished much faster than previously thought and its circulation is directly affected by major climatic events, including volcanic eruptions, KAUST researchers have found.
A low-cost method for collecting water from the atmosphere could be used to provide potable water to dry, inland regions.
A compound that binds to and inhibits a crucial receptor protein offers a new route for controlling a parasitic plant.
A membrane made of porous carbon-fiber structures grown on a porous ceramic substrate is more efficient at filtering seawater than existing similar membranes.
The first quantification of wind energy in Saudi Arabia points to high wind power potential for many decades to come.
Maintaining a balance between rising sea levels and soil accumulation will rely on careful management of coastal regions.
Understanding gas flames' response to acoustic perturbations at high pressure should make next-generation turbines safer and more efficient.
Investigations of prey patterns fail to explain why whale sharks aggregate off the coast of Saudi Arabia
The availability of tiny prey near a coral reef in the eastern Red Sea seems not to be the reason that whale sharks aggregate there every spring.