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  • Students not waiting for leaders to act on climate

    Published Dec 07, 2018
    A group of students at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is taking the climate crisis into its own hands. Sally Bolin, a third-year Mechanical Engineering student from France, explains how – and why – the group Climate Student KTH was formed.

  • Master student inspires youths during Nobel Week

    Published Dec 05, 2018
    Danya Mohamad, master student at KTH, is one of 25 selected students who will hold a lecture during the Nobel Week, arranged by Stockholm Youth International Science Seminar (SIYSS).

  • Teamwork lifts research

    Published Nov 27, 2018
    Team work, cutting-edge research and interdisciplinary science; these are fundamental pillars in KTH's research, and determiners of its reputation.

  • Reducing consumption is climate smart – but how to make it attractive?

    Published Nov 23, 2018
    Borrow your neighbour’s ladder. Repair that broken bike. Share your wardrobe. There’s more to sustainable consumption than simply buying eco-labeled products. Karin Bradley heads a research project that aims to make sustainability the easiest choice.

  • This gold-winning team at iGEM created a way to prevent pharmaceuticals from washing into waterways

    Published Nov 20, 2018
    A team of students has won gold medals in a major global competition by developing a method for cleaning antibiotics and drug residues from wastewater – before it’s released into rivers and seas.

  • Large portion of Amazon rain forest could lose legal protection

    Published Nov 14, 2018
    Nearly 150,000 square kilometers of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil is at risk of losing its legal protection, according to a new Swedish-Brazilian study involving KTH.

  • Super-strong, bio-compatible material may reduce broken fillings

    Published Nov 09, 2018
    Soon you may no longer have to worry about how long your dental repairs will last. A new dental reconstruction material developed at KTH offers unprecedented improvements over existing acrylate-based fillers.

  • Interactive design ideas unveiled by master's students

    Published Nov 02, 2018
    Master’s students in the Physical Interaction Design course held an exhibition in the Library this week, where they demonstrated their team projects.

  • Robots that lend a “hand” carrying objects are a breakthrough for human-machine cooperation

    Published Oct 26, 2018
    Physical interaction between robots and humans is advancing to a new level, as researchers report.

  • One thousand high school students attended Future Friday

    Published Oct 25, 2018
    What kind of career opportunities will technologies offer in the future? KTH’s inspirational Future Friday event for high school students took place last week, offering a glimpse of what awaits young people in the IT industry of the future. Students, researchers, alumni and representatives from companies were there to share their experiences.

  • New method of mapping the voice could improve the treatment of voice patients

    Published Oct 25, 2018
    The measurement methods commonly used in voice therapy do not usually take into account how different individual voices are. A new thesis from KTH presents a method by which a person´s entire voice range can be measured. In particular, various aspects of the quality of the voice can be can be quantified. The method can be of great importance to people with voice problems, and also to singers who want to develop their voice.

  • Researchers may have figured out one way acne bacteria defies treatment

    Published Oct 22, 2018
    Researchers at KTH have discovered how acne-causing bacteria feed off their human hosts, opening the possibility for finding effective ways to treat severe acne.

  • Study shows faster, scalable way to make molecular semiconductors

    Published Oct 16, 2018
    Visions for what we can do with future electronics depend on finding ways to go beyond the capabilities of silicon conductors. The experimental field of molecular electronics is thought to represent a way forward, and recent work at KTH may enable scalable production of the nanoscale electrodes that are needed in order to explore molecules and exploit their behavior as potentially valuable electronic materials.

  • Sweden's King took a tour of the experimental student housing at campus' Live In Lab

    Published Oct 12, 2018
    Students living in the experimental Live In Lab apartments at KTH were visited this week by His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden.

  • Machine learning competition seeks best models for mapping human proteins

    Published Oct 04, 2018
    Biomedical researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have opened up an online machine learning competition that will award USD 37,000 to be split among the creators of the best algorithms for classifying protein expression in images of human cells.

  • Ancient details of mummy’s hand revealed with advanced radiology technique

    Published Sep 27, 2018
    A mummified human hand from ancient Egypt was CT scanned by researchers at KTH to reveal unprecedented microscopic detail of soft tissues that are thousands of years old.

  • AI created more than 100,000 pieces of music after analyzing Irish and English folk tunes

    Published Sep 24, 2018
    At turns lively and yearning, the traditional folk musics of Ireland and Britain have made their mark around the world. Now this perennially popular music is helping computers learn to become a new kind of partner in music creation.

  • Imogen Heap charms at opening of Music Tech Fest

    Published Sep 05, 2018
    At the opening of Music Tech Fest this week, recording artist and producer Imogen Heap presented her ambitions for using blockchain technology to manage music rights; and the natural reverb of the underground R1 Reactor Hall invited her at points to break out in song. Exciting things happen when art and technology cross-fertilize.

  • Dosed with crystal meth, brain-on-a-chip reveals brain's neurovascular interactions

    Published Aug 29, 2018
    Demonstrating the effects of the street drug, crystal meth, was the first test for a powerful new platform for studying the complex interactions of the brain’s blood vessels and nerve cells. Unveiled last week in an international study involving KTH researchers, the brain-on-a-chip model integrates living cells on microfluidic chips, enabling researchers to take a first-ever look at how disease and drugs affect the brain.

  • KTH hosts international Music Tech Fest in September

    Published Aug 22, 2018
    The international festival of music ideas and innovation, Music Tech Fest (MTF Stockholm), is coming to KTH in September. During the week Sept. 3-9, a global array of artists, researchers, creators, innovators and – of course – KTH students will meet to explore and invent new ways to create and experience music. The multi-disciplinary event also puts a strong emphasis on gender equality.

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