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On Saturday, May 23, 2015, the KAUST community is celebrating the Fascination of Plants Day 2015 at the Greenhouse by taking part in tours provided by CDA scientists, staff and students.
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SUPERCOMPUTER UPDATE: The Shaheen Cray XC40 has now been installed and is currently undergoing a final configuration process before becoming fully operational. Watch the video below highlighting the system’s detailed technical specs and chronicling its journey since arriving at KAUST.

VIDEO —> http://buff.ly/1c72FSq
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KAUST DISCOVERY: Herbivore, Omnivore, Other? DNA sequencing of reef fish microbiomes shows that diet is all-important. http://buff.ly/1PtwFKC
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KAUST DISCOVERY: An origami 'slinky' that harvests incidental energy. http://buff.ly/1KdP9LB

Lightweight and low-cost device uses friction inside paper-based coils to transform mechanical motion into electricity.
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VIEWS FROM INSIDE THE LAB: Read about the Clean Combustion Research Center’s facilities. —> http://goo.gl/fStqh5

The challenges arising from the combustion of fossil fuels, such as pollution, global warming and climate change are some of the main concerns of researchers at KAUST's Clean Combustion Research Center (CCRC). Projects include the development of innovative combustion processes with cleaner-burning fuels coupled to advanced technologies for their sustainable use with emphasis on ease of production, energy efficiency, and abatement of airborne pollution.
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The Third Arab-American Frontiers of Science, Engineering, and Medicine Symposium will be held in partnership with KAUST on December 5-7, 2015.

The meeting will convene U.S. and Arab scientists, engineers and medical professionals to discuss major scientific advances on a wide array of topics under the overarching theme of "Sensing Technologies, Networks and Applications". http://buff.ly/1K3ERxt
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KAUST DISCOVERY: A warmer Red Sea may become more productive due to the influence of winter monsoons. http://buff.ly/1Ah8jgk
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A recent article in Arab News on the solid record of the Saudi economy hails KAUST’s role in adding “a totally new perspective to higher education and research.” http://buff.ly/1IOe46q
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Today, on May 18, Saudi Arabia becomes the first country in the GCC to observe Fascination of Plants Day — thanks to the efforts of the KAUST Center for Desert Agriculture. ‪#‎FOPD15‬ http://buff.ly/1LdpMHs

Prof. Heribert Hirt from the Center for Desert Agriculture (CDA) discusses the history and significance of this day.
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KAUST's Professor Enrico Traversa to feature in the inaugural Electrochemical Society's Trading Card Series. http://buff.ly/1JcP8Gd
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KAUST DISCOVERY: Highlighting sustainability and the work of female researchers was a strong focus of the international KAUST-US NSF electronics conference.
With a focus on electronic devices, materials and systems for a sustainable future, the conference brought to KAUST the world's leading researchers and creative young scholars from academia and industry to exchange ideas. © 2015 KAUST. “Imagine if you could carry a whole lab in a small chip?
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KAUST DISCOVERY: Faculty members give their impressions about KAUST’s new supercomputer and its role in enabling ground-breaking scientific modeling and analysis in Saudi Arabia and worldwide. http://buff.ly/1AR6Vf2
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An international, graduate-level research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement
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King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) is an international, graduate-level research university dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in the Kingdom, in the region, and around the globe. As an independent, merit-based institution, KAUST’s pioneering matrix structure of academic divisions and interdisciplinary research centers enables top researchers from around the globe and across all cultures to work together to solve challenging scientific and technological issues.

The KAUST global research and education networks support diverse talents, both on its campus and at other premier universities and research institutions, through collaborative research agreements, grants, and student scholarship programs. KAUST, open to both men and women from all around the world, is governed by an independent, self-perpetuating Board of Trustees. The core campus, located on more than 36 million square meters on the Red Sea at Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, was inaugurated on the 23rd of September 2009.

For more information about KAUST, visit http://www.kaust.edu.sa