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  • Digital celebration for students who remained over the holidays

    Graphic shows representations of four digital activities held during the break
    The invitation sent out to students remaining in Stockholm over the holidays.
    Published Jan 15, 2021

    For many international students, the pandemic this winter ensured that there was no going home for the holidays, so a group students from the School o...

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  • Dora inspires girls to learn to code

    Profile picture of Dora Palfi.
    Dora Palfi is CEO of start-up Imagilabs that wants more girls to become interested in coding.
    Published Jan 14, 2021

    Four years ago, Dora Palfi was reunited with her Romanian friend Beatrice Ionascu at KTH, whom she had got to know when they were both undergraduates ...

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  • Brain cell molecules shown in first-ever nanoscale 3D images of living cells

    The researchers generated this 3D image of a living mitochondria from the hippocampal region
    The researchers generated this 3D image of living mitochondria, left, in a human cell. Their new method enables disentangling of a mitochondrial network and optically “slicing” through an organelle, capturing multiple images that can be reconstructed in 3D. In this case, the rendering on the right reveals a small, round mitochondrion with a longer, larger one connect to each other.
    Published Jan 11, 2021

    A new fluorescence microscopy technique has produced the world’s first nanoscale 3D images of molecules in a whole, living cell, researchers at KTH Ro...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Dec 21, 2020

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsma...

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  • What will happen when art and music are increasingly created by AI?

    Photo of a painting depicting a half-figured person.
    The portrait painting “Edmond de Belamy” is seen as a breakthrough for AI created art (image is cropped). (Photo: Obvious)
    Published Dec 18, 2020

    Our computers are taking over a larger part of the creative effort that goes into creating art, articles and music. This brings with it a number of ne...

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  • Urinary tract infection self-test more accurate with digital bacterial culturing

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    A close-up look at the digital bioassay test strip developed at KTH. (Photo: Emre Iseri)
    Published Dec 14, 2020

    Soon you will be able to perform a bacterial culture at home to test for urinary tract infection (UTI), with clinical-level results.

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  • X-ray technology from KTH goes global

    Two researchers, Mats Danielsson and Moa Yveborg, look in through a computer tomograph.
    Mats Danielsson, Professor and CEO of Prismatic, and Moa Yveborg, Project Manager and who defended her thesis within the Physics of Medical Imaging at KTH, are members of the research group that has developed an advanced detector for computed tomography. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Dec 10, 2020

    World-leading X-ray technology from KTH as the global standard within healthcare. This is the likely result of GE Healthcare acquiring Physics Profess...

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  • Two KTH researchers receive ERC Consolidator Grants

    Portrait pictures of Ilaria Testa and Jens Bardarson.
    Ilaria Testa and Jens Bardarson each receive funding from ERC for their projects InSpIRe and LOCFRONT.
    Published Dec 09, 2020

    The European Research Council (ERC) today published the results of the 2020 call for proposals for ERC Consolidator Grants. Of the 327 researchers who...

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  • Study identifies new potential treatments for SARS-CoV-2

    A portable COVID-19 testing site in Uppsala, Sweden. (Photo: David Callahan)
    A new study identified a number of as yet untested treatments for COVID-19. Pictured: a COVID-19 testing site in Uppsala, Sweden. (photo: David Callahan)
    Published Dec 08, 2020

    A virtual screening of the DrugBank database has identified a variety of as yet unexplored ways to attack SARS-CoV-2, even as it mutates. The study id...

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  • Collaboration behind unique AI-program

    AI and machinelearning is focus in an unique contract education that KTH and Ericsson developped together. (Photo: Istock)
    Published Dec 03, 2020

    KTH has joined forces with Ericsson to develop a unique contract education program within Machine Learning and AI. Right now, 30 Ericsson engineers ar...

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  • Student project contributes to future of ocean cargo shipping

    group of students poses with 1:30 scale model of the ocean cargo ship
    Students pose with the 1:30 scale model of the ship they are helping to develop. (photo: Jakob Kuttenkeuler)
    Published Dec 03, 2020

    A 200-metre long ocean cargo ship powered by wind is being developed in the Centre for Naval Architecture, part of the School of Engineering Sciences ...

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  • COVID-19 research in Stockholm and Hong Kong is focus of webinar

    A centrifuge is loaded with sewage water samples
    Wastewater-based Surveillance of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic is one of the presentations in the joint webinar on COVID-19 research. (Photo: Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol)
    Published Dec 01, 2020

    KTH and its strategic partner university, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, are hosting a webinar, Thursday, Dec. 3, to discuss each of ...

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  • Method improves detection of coronavirus in sewage

    Researcher working with test tubes in process of concentrating virus from sewage
    Inside the lab where coronavirus particles are concentrated from sewage water samples. Wastewater-based epidemiology can be a cost-effective alternative to testing large populations for SARS-CoV-2 virus, and it has the potential to be used as an early warning system for the pandemic spread. (Photo: courtesy of Zeynep Cetecioglu Gurol)
    Published Dec 01, 2020

    Individual testing is one way to gauge how much coronavirus has spread in a community, but sampling local sewage offers a real-time take on the state ...

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  • Wind-powered cargo ship model sails in Stockholm

    A scale model of the oceanliner, Oceanbird, undergoing sailing tests in Stockholm.
    A scale model of the wind-powered oceanliner, Oceanbird, undergoing tests in Stockholm. (photo: private)
    Published Nov 30, 2020

    Until the mid-19th century, wind-powered vessels dominated the seas for at least 4,000 years. Now they’re making a comeback in the name of sustainabil...

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  • Degree project contributes to amputees' quality of life

    Student poses for camera, seated at a table outside
    Suranjan Ottikkutti designed algorithms that calculated the location of pressure sensors, where the residual limb and prostheses meet. (photo: Lieke Dortant)
    Published Nov 25, 2020

    For those who have had lower-limb amputations, advanced embedded sensors will one day improve all aspects of prosthetics – including comfort and user ...

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  • “The sea is the key to a sustainable future”

    Photo of two fishermen fishing for Carp Bream.
    Carp Bream is both a good and climate smart fish that unfortunately is often thrown back in the water when caught. Photo: Roger Turesson / DN / TT
    Published Nov 24, 2020

    Of the 240,000 tons of fish that are caught in Sweden annually, only 40 percent goes to food consumption. At the same time, Sweden imports three quart...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Nov 20, 2020

    Who has received what when it comes to funding? What findings, results and researchers have attracted attention outside KTH? Under the vignette Newsma...

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  • "It's like the periodic table of the body"

    The proteins involved in narcolepsy are shown in this still from a 3D animation
    The proteins involved in narcolepsy are shown in this still from a 3D film produced by the Human Protein Atlas.
    Published Nov 19, 2020

    On the 20th anniversary of the Human Protein Atlas Project, KTH Professor Mathias Uhlén reflects on the journey of this massive database for understa...

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  • 'I never imagined working in the music industry'

    Nitin playing the  guitar during his master's presentation.
    Nitin Kulkarni using a guitar to demonstrate an audio processor during his master's thesis presentation. (Photo: Sharan Yagneswar)
    Published Nov 16, 2020

    For two master's students, the Embedded Systems programme at KTH opened up some unexpected doors.

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  • Science that ‘hits the spot’ for peace, sustainable development

    Preparing for planting in an irrigated field in Morocco, one of several countries that researchers
    Preparing for planting in an irrigated field in Morocco, one of several arid countries where researchers from KTH's division of Energy Systems work with local officials to help them balance the countries natural resources. (Photo: SuSanA Secretariat/Lydia Herrmann CC by 2.0)
    Published Nov 10, 2020

    On UN World Science Day for Peace and Sustainable Development, Francesco Fuso-Nerini reflects on the importance of scientific research to inform decis...

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