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A closer look inside cells

How do cells work? Medical science is still working to understand that, and a project at KTH is helping solve the puzzle – piece by piece.

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  • KTH degrees rank high on job market
    12 Sep 2017


    A degree from KTH is valuable currency on the job market, a new survey shows. KTH is ranked 94th best university in the world in QS Graduate Employability Rankings, which measures students' chances of getting jobs. KTH is one of two universities in Sweden to be listed in the top 100 (along with Chalmers University), and it ranks 32nd among all European universities.

  • An insider’s look at what goes on with proteins in a cell
    12 Sep 2017


    There have been huge advances in medical science since Robert Hooke coined the term “cell” in 1665, yet the cells of the human body remain a mystery. KTH researcher Emma Lundberg is one of the scientists behind efforts to solve the puzzle of how cells work and ultimately to find new ways to treat disease.

  • Cutting-edge scientists in life sciences speak at symposium in Stockholm
    11 Sep 2017


    Humanity’s origins, protein mapping and the neurobiology of the world’s deadliest animal, the mosquito, are some of the topics addressed by a group of cutting-edge scientists at a life sciences symposium in Stockholm on 15 September. The symposium is a part of the centenary celebrations of the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation.

  • How humans develop echolocation skills is revealed in new research
    7 Sep 2017


    Ongoing research at KTH reveals that when navigating by echolocation, as blind people do, our powers of hearing can be used in ways we never realized.

  • Anniversary to be celebrated with a seminar marathon
    4 Sep 2017


    The speakers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology seminar marathon have now been announced. The marathon will be held during the anniversary week in October that celebrates the 100th year founding of the university campus.
    “It will be a very interesting programme that demonstrates the full breadth and depth of the whole of KTH,” says Donnie SC Lygonis, who will host the seminar marathon.

  • First-ever look at potentially deadly metabolic disorder that strikes infants
    31 Aug 2017


    At the heart of one serious metabolic disorder is an enzyme whose inner workings and structure have been revealed for the first time by researchers at KTH.

  • Researchers are one step closer to making integrated quantum optical circuits a reality
    30 Aug 2017


    KTH researchers have taken a significant step toward enabling optical quantum information processing on a chip. A new method in quantum nano photonics was published today in Nature Communications.

  • Study offers new targets for drugs against fatty liver disease and liver cancer
    25 Aug 2017


    There may no silver bullet for treating liver cancer or fatty liver disease, but knowing the right targets will help science develop the most effective treatments. KTH researchers have just identified a number of drug targets that can be used in the development of new efficient treatment strategies with minimum side effects.

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