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  • Elastic "memory" metal achieved without relying on heat

    The new elastic alloy undergoes testing during the study that was published in Nature Materials.
    Published Apr 29, 2020

    Elastic metal alloys are able to “memorize” their previous form after being subjected to temperature change. Now a new alloy has been developed which ...

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  • Newsmakers at KTH

    Published Apr 27, 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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  • KTH ranked among world's top universities in sustainable development

    Published Apr 24, 2020

    KTH was ranked among the world’s top 100 universities for impact related to sustainability, Times Higher Education announced yesterday.

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  • Innovation provides addresses for those who have none

    Published Apr 22, 2020

    As a senior research collaboration officer at KTH, Karoline Beronius was working with ICT development projects in developing countries where many lack...

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  • Cancer cell research may be used to accelerate coronavirus testing

    Professor Cecilia Williams walking in her laboratory at SciLifeLab, Solna. Doctoral students are working in the laboratory.
    Doctoral students, from left, Dandan Song, Linnea Pettersson and Madeleine Birgersson work at SciLifeLab with Professor Cecilia Williams. The researchers hope to be able to contribute to an increased number of virus tests in the community.
    Published Apr 22, 2020

    The turnaround time for coronavirus test results could soon be shortened by several days, with the help of technology that has been developed for canc...

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  • Higher ed institutions’ climate initiative awarded

    The Climate Framework adopted by 37 institutions of higher education in Sweden is meant to permeate all operations of the university.
    Published Apr 17, 2020

    The 37 Swedish universities and colleges that have signed the Climate Framework have been awarded for their systematic work on driving the climate cha...

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  • Researchers sample sewage to measure infections in six European countries

    From two Stockholm water treatment plants, samples of sewage are collected at KTH Royal Institute of Technology for tracking the coronavirus and measuring the spread of COVID-19 in communities. KTH is also collecting samples in Italy, Spain, India, Netherlands and Turkey.
    Published Apr 16, 2020

    The spread of the coronavirus in Stockholm and in six European countries is being tracked through sewage samples by a research group at KTH Royal Inst...

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  • Method can synthesize high quality copper oxide crystals for quantum photonics

    Synthesized copper oxide crystals arranged to spell out the name of the university where the production method originated - KTH Royal Institute of Technology.
    Published Apr 14, 2020

    Copper oxidation for most people means tarnished surfaces and corroded electronics. But the compound Cu2O – or cuprous oxide – is a promising material...

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  • An alternative to the cancelled Eurovision: AI Song Contest

    Come To Ge Ther is the title of Bob Sturm and his collegues´ entry song to AI Song Contest.
    Published Apr 08, 2020

    KTH Associate Professor Bob Sturm has teamed up with Pietro Bolcato, a master’s student at KTH and Sven Ahlbäck, professor of Swedish folk music at th...

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  • Model for launching innovations generates worldwide demand

    Entrepreneurs like Aniela Hotlink, one of the winners of the 2018 Global Change Award, have been coached with the KTH Innovation Readiness Level Model. At right is Gustav Notander, business development coach at KTH Innovation. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Apr 08, 2020

    Launching an innovative tech startup isn’t just a matter of having a good idea – it’s about having a 360-degree command of every dimension in which a ...

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  • Researchers sending out home test kits to identify spread of COVID-19 antibodies in Stockholm

    This letter, containing a corona virus self-test kit, will appear in 1,000 Stockholmers' mailboxes over the holiday weekend.
    Published Apr 07, 2020

    Corona virus self-test kits are being mailed to 1,000 residents of Stockholm over the Easter weekend by two professors at KTH Royal Institute of Techn...

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  • Visors, sanitizer and fruit donated to healthcare facilities

    Stefan Sundström, caretaker at KTH, unloads chemicals with Tamara Church, a chemistry researcher at Stockholm University.
    Published Apr 07, 2020

    In the midst of the corona virus outbreak, KTH employees are contributing hand sanitizer, protective visors and fruit deliveries to healthcare personn...

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  • KTH lab switches gears to fast-track open source COVID-19 home test

    A paper-based DNA testing is process is being studied for possible use as a self-administered corona virus test method.
    Published Apr 06, 2020

    A research lab at KTH Royal Institute of Technology is repurposing its point-of-care DNA diagnostics research with the aim of producing a paper strip ...

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  • KTH researcher awarded large EU grant

    Danica Kragic Jensfelt, Professor of Computer Science, Photo: Håkan Lindgren.
    Published Apr 06, 2020

    It is now clear that Danica Kragic Jensfelt, Professor of Computer Science, is a recipient of the prestigious research grant, the ERC Advanced Grant. ...

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  • "We must find a solution somehow”

    Published Apr 03, 2020

    Professor Eva Malmström Jonsson is starting her new job as director of the Wallenberg Wood Science Center, WWSC, by having to manage lab operations fr...

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  • Lighter electric cars and aircraft possible with nano-scale electrical relay

    The new relay requires only a tenth of the energy to work, compared with transistors.
    Published Apr 03, 2020

    A KTH research group has developed a nano-scale electromechanical relay that could be used to reduce the weight of electronics in electric cars or eve...

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  • Big investment in digitalization’s next chapter: edge computing

    Published Apr 02, 2020

    Now that cloud computing is firmly established in our society, the next big step in tech is edge computing. KTH is taking on the next chapter of digit...

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  • Students attack pandemic with online monitoring tool

    The tool, built by André Gerbaulet and Robin Sandström , monitors deaths and the number of infections reported. A
    Published Mar 31, 2020

    Master’s students Robin Sandström and André Gerbaulet have taken time away from their studies to dig into the corona virus pandemic. They created an o...

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  • Using ordinary tape, researchers make chip that could speed up drug development

    A chili pepper did what it was expected to do – namely, cause irritation – when tested with the chip-based model of a human gut. The "barrier-on-a-chip" was assembled at low cost with ordinary double-sided tape.
    Published Mar 24, 2020

    With ordinary double-sided tape, a team at KTH assembled a chip-based model of a human gut, and then fed it chili peppers to prove it works. The techn...

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  • Corona antibody test development drives forward

    The novel corona virus, SARS-CoV-2
    Published Mar 24, 2020

    A drop of blood is all that’s needed to tell if someone has been infected by the corona virus. A research team from KTH has begun developing an effect...

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