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  • Demonstration in support of facts and science
    20 Apr 2017


    Do you want to help counter the spread of fake news and resistance to facts? On Saturday, 22 April, people will gather in Stockholm and in other cities around the world to hold the March for Science, a celebration of science.

  • Antioxidants and plastics could be made from byproducts of wheat milling
    12 Apr 2017


    It’s usually used as livestock feed, but wheat bran’s value in human nutrition and medicine may soon reach its full potential with a new sustainable processing method developed by Swedish researchers.

  • New flu test easy as breathing, with faster results
    29 Mar 2017


    A method for diagnosing flu virus from breath samples could soon replace invasive nasal swabs and deliver better results faster.

  • Plasma could cut wind resistance for trucks
    28 Mar 2017


    For road vehicles, wind resistance increases fuel consumption. But one way to fight wind is with wind. Researchers in Sweden are experimenting with reducing drag on trucks with electric wind devices that mimic the way vortex generators increase lift on airplane wings.

  • Global competition for sustainable fashion
    27 Mar 2017


    How can the fashion industry become more sustainable? The Global Change Award competition – in which KTH Royal Institute of Technology is a partner – highlights innovations from around the world. Voting is open to all from 27 March. Make your voice heard – and influence how the million euro grant is divided between five winners.

  • Water filter from wood offers portable, eco-friendly purification in emergencies
    21 Mar 2017


    What can the forests of Scandinavia possibly offer to migrants in faraway refugee camps? Clean water may be one thing.

  • KTH climbs overall in QS engineering and tech rankings
    15 Mar 2017


    KTH continues to rise in the global subject ranking of engineering and technology. The QS World University Rankings by Subject places KTH at 29th worldwide, compared with its ranking at 36th in 2015 – the last time the engineering and technology subject rankings were published.

  • STEM studies appeal aimed at teen girls
    7 Mar 2017


    A new KTH campaign to promote STEM studies offers a way for students and professionals to reach out to teenage girls with their personal stories and advice.

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