Click on the stories below to read about our research in local and international news outlets.
17 August, 2020
Following the success of their composting pilot facility, Edama has received seed investment of $780,000 USD from the KAUST Innovation Fund.
16 August, 2020
Efficient greenhouse complexes that will grow crops using the resources available on desert coasts could improve food security for millions.
10 August, 2020
As Saudi Arabia’s leading research university, KAUST is a place where big ideas are given the room to grow.
21 June, 2020
Researchers at KAUST are developing a test that is rapid, accurate and easy to use in the field—can it help flatten future curves?
01 June, 2020
Discovery of signaling intermediary could lead to more pest-resistant crops.
21 May, 2020
Plant scientist Salim Al-Babili and his team are working across many fronts to save sub-Saharan African cereal crops from a menacing weed.
Factors influencing the tolerance of barley to saline soils have been uncovered using an advanced robust statistical technique.
A newly discovered plant metabolite that promotes anchor root growth may prove valuable in helping crops grow in nutrient-deficient soils.
Dec 26, 2019
A Cas protein that cleaves viral RNA has been harnessed in a CRISPR/Cas system to destroy prolific viral infections in crop plants.