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The KAUST 2012 Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) will be held January 14-29, 2012 with a special opening evening on January 13. WEP aims to broaden our intellectual horizons and stretch our collective imaginations. Through an expansive offering of courses, workshops, lectures and cultural and recreational activities, WEP is a time to discover new fields of interest and to be inspired.


Saturday, January 28, 2012
Will there be plastic materials in a world without fossil carbon sources? Likely yes. Already the annual production of biomass exceeds the predicted total reserves of petroleum. But there is still a l ... more
Sunday, January 29, 2012
A nucleic acids technology has evolved utilizing the specific recognition of nucleic acid sequences by biological nucleic acids and proteins. Efforts concentrate on gene silencing and other potential ... more