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  • Imogen Heap headlines stage – and labs – during festival at KTH

    Recording artist and producer Imogen with the Mi.Mu wearable technology that she developed. (Photo: Fiona Garden)
    Published Apr 09, 2018

    Grammy Award-winning recording artist Imogen Heap is scheduled to perform, as well as lead a lab on development of blockchain technology for the music...

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  • Next-generation, hormone-free contraceptive for women

    The distribution of chitosan over a mucin drop is shown in flourescence. (Image: Thomas Crouzier)
    Published Mar 28, 2018

    A hormone-free women's contraceptive with no side effects is one promising use for a new technique developed by researchers in Sweden to tighten up th...

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  • Breakthrough paves way for simulations of large parts of the brain

    A breakthrough for neuronal network simulator (NEST) research reduces the amount of memory needed for simulating large parts of the brain.
    Published Mar 09, 2018

    Brain activity simulations are a critical part of neuroscience research, but advances in this type of computing have been held back by the same thing ...

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  • Hydrogen extraction breakthrough could be game-changer

    Published Feb 23, 2018

    Researchers at KTH have successfully tested a new material that can be used for cheap and large-scale production of hydrogen – a promising alternative...

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  • Model for producing brain’s “helper cells” could lead to treatments for Alzheimer’s

    Pluripotent stem cells that the researchers used to produce astrocytic cells.
    Published Feb 15, 2018

    A new protocol developed in Sweden has the potential for industrial-scale production of the brain helper cells known as astrocytes. The research team'...

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  • Wave energy device tests begin in North Atlantic

    From KTH to the North Atlantic, a new wave energy conversion system is installed in the waters off Orkney, Scotland. (Photo: Colin Keldie)
    Published Feb 13, 2018

    Europe is on a quest to make renewable energy available to remote coastal areas and islands. That’s the motivation behind the testing of a powerful Sw...

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  • Technique produces powerful DNA wire biosensors

    A close up of DNA wires being drawn through the porous membrane. (Photo: Wouter Metsola Van Der Wijngaart)
    Published Feb 12, 2018

    KTH researchers reported a nanoengineering innovation that offers hope for treatment of cancer, infections and other health problems – conductive wire...

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  • The brain can become a cornerstone of artificial intelligence

    Published Feb 07, 2018

    Researchers at KTH, and US universities MIT and Cornell have been studying the work memory in the brains of monkeys. Hopefully, their newly-acquired k...

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  • KTH will host international Music Tech Fest in September

    Music Tech Fest was launched in 2012 as a “festival of music ideas”, in an attempt to bring all music tech creators and thinkers under one roof. (Photo: Andrew Dubber)
    Published Jan 31, 2018

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology has partnered with Music Tech Fest to host the next installment of the organization’s acclaimed international sympos...

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  • He discovers heart defects by using artificial intelligence

    Published Jan 25, 2018

    When, on 18 January, a judging panel, including the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth and the Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, announced ...

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  • New organisational structure equips KTH for the future

    Published Dec 19, 2017

    On 1st January 2018, KTH will be launching a new structure which will see five schools replacing the previous ten. “We are creating a structure that ...

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  • ERC Consolidator Grants to two KTH researchers

    Published Dec 15, 2017

    Recently, the European Research Council (ERC) published the results of the 2017 call for proposals for ERC Consolidator Grants. Of the total of 14 Swe...

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  • Precision nanomaterials may pave new way to selectively kill cancer cells, study shows

    The four stages of the test: 1. Dendrimers, because of their size, can accumulate more in cancer tumors. 2. Cancer cells adsorb the dendrimers and begin breaking them down with the help of specific proteins, thereby generating ROS. More dendrimers accumulate, along with more ROS generation. 4. ROS reaches levels that finally lead to cell death.
    Published Dec 13, 2017

    Researchers from KTH have succeeded in taking the next step toward using man-made nanoscale compounds in the fight against cancer. A recent proof-of-c...

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  • New way to form bioactive spider silk for medical use

    Technology hasn't quite mastered the spider's ability to form silk proteins into structures. But a new technique has been developed that can form silk structures without relying on chemicals that compromise their usefulness in medical applications.
    Published Dec 04, 2017

    With recent advances, technology can be used to synthesize silk with similar mechanical properties as an actual spider’s. But applying this material t...

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  • Peace, equality and prosperity all depend on affordable clean energy, study shows

    Published Nov 21, 2017

    The UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals are aimed at achieving equality, securing global peace and ending extreme poverty – an ambitious agenda that...

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  • Quantum secure communication is focus of new research center node

    Gunnar Björk, professor of Photonics. (Photo: Peter Ardell)
    Published Nov 21, 2017

    The future of secure communication will be in quantum encryption, and KTH will lead research in this area under the auspices of a new national researc...

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  • EU testing way to use Sun to break up plastics in wastewater

    These nano scale wires are made with a semiconductor material that can speed up the process of photocatalytic oxidation, which breaks down plastic molecules. (Photo: courtesy of Joydeep Dutta)
    Published Nov 07, 2017

    Harnessing the Sun’s radiation to help rid the oceans of microplastic contamination is one of several technical innovations to be developed by a new E...

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  • Anniversary week kicks off in Dome of Visions

    President Sigbritt Karlsson, His Majesty The King of Sweden, Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden, Göran Cars and Karolina Keyzer in front of the fountain by sculptor Carl Milles on KTH’s campus. Photo: Marc Femenia
    Published Oct 18, 2017

    Yesterday marked the start of the seminar marathon, the highlight of the anniversary week in which KTH’s campus is celebrating 100 years. “The laying ...

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  • Chan Zuckerberg Initiative teams up with Swedish researchers to map all cells in human body

    Emma Lundberg, Associate Professor at KTH and leader the Human Protein Atlas’ Cell Atlas project and High Content Microscopy facility at SciLifeLab.
    Published Oct 18, 2017

    The Human Protein Atlas and Cell Atlas projects at KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) are teaming up with th...

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  • Sweden and Japan join forces on ageing population challenges

    Published Sep 27, 2017

    An advanced robot that can perform high precision surgery. Automated patient voice analysis as a method for medical diagnosis and individual treatment...

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