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  • 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.

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  • Machine learning competition seeks best models for mapping human proteins

    The aim of the competition is to develop models capable of classifying mixed patterns of proteins in microscope images.
    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 spl...

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

    Advanced radiology techniques enabled an unprecedented examination of the soft tissues in a mummified hand from 400 BCE.
    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 tho...

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

    Bob Sturm performs one of the pieces generated by artificial intelligence in the style of Irish and English traditional music.
    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 m...

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  • Imogen Heap charms at opening of Music Tech Fest

    Singer and innovator Imogen Heap speaks about her blockchain solution for the music industry. (Photos: David Callahan)
    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 mana...

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

    The left and right chips represent the blood brain barrier in-flow and out-flow. In the center is the brain chip. The blue fluids show artificial spinal fluid and the red show artificial blood. In each chip, the colored channel is approximately 2 cm long.
    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 th...

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  • KTH hosts international Music Tech Fest in September

    An exhibition at MTF in Berlin in 2016. (Photo: @PeterKolskiArt)
    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...

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  • KTH subjects among top 50 in ShanghaiRanking

    Published Aug 21, 2018

    Eight subjects at KTH have been ranked in the top 50 in the ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities, which were announced recently.

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  • Mapping of cells and proteins improved with help of gamers and AI

    Emma Lundberg as she appears in the online game, Project Discovery, a mini-game within EVE Online which enabled her research team to classify thousands of cells.
    Published Aug 20, 2018

    Building on a map that shows hundreds of thousands of microscopic images of human cells, an international research team is working with the gaming com...

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  • Singapore students at KTH create smart applications using Swedish pine

    Published Jul 12, 2018

    A flexible solution for tight office spaces in China. Window glass made from wood fibers. Smart storage solutions for compact homes. These were some o...

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  • Possibilities of biocomposites is Iranian researcher's focus

    Hanieh Mianehrow is a long way from her hometown, Tehran, but she quickly settled into the life of an international researcher at KTH, where she works with wood cellulose. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Jul 11, 2018

    Trees mean a lot to doctoral student Hanieh Mianehrow. In her research at the Wallenberg Wood Science Center, she investigates new materials based on ...

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  • A new software that democratises AI development

    Published Jul 10, 2018

    A new piece of software is making it easier to create solutions within AI (artificial intelligence). The program, QuantumNet, has been produced by KTH...

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  • New KTH master´s student participates in Airbus´summer academy

    Published Jul 06, 2018

    Produce game-changing concepts linked to global need for food and water security! That´s the challenge at the Airbus Airnovation Summer Academy which ...

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  • AI could improve prostate cancer diagnosis and treatment

    Focused AI analysis of a part of a prostate containing a tumor clone (blue). The AI signature is superimposed on the morphological tissue image. This confirms that the AI signature indirectly overlaps with tumor cells in the tissue section.
    Published Jun 26, 2018

    Researchers at KTH and Karolinska Institutet have concluded that AI can contribute to increased understanding of how prostate cancer develops, and eve...

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  • Evidence for a new nuclear phase transition could rewrite physics textbooks

    Bo Cederwall and doctoral students Aysegul Ertoprak and Özge Aktas. (Photo: Mats Paulsen)
    Published Jun 21, 2018

    Physics textbooks might have to be updated now that an international research team has found evidence of an unexpected transition in the structure of ...

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  • These nanoscale “crack-junctions” can speed up DNA sequencing

    An electron microscope image of a crack generated tunnel. (Photo: Valentin Dubois)
    Published Jun 19, 2018

    The time-consuming, expensive process of sequencing DNA molecules – a technology used to identify, diagnose and possibly find cures for diseases – cou...

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  • Method could be boost to large scale production of graphene

    Image of graphene before and after VHF staining reveals (right) the grain boundaries of the material.
    Published Jun 15, 2018

    The measure by which any conductor is judged is how easily, and speedily, electrons can move through it. On this point, graphene is one of the most pr...

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  • Capillary flow is harnessed for the first time

    Capillary flow is a common phenomenon inherent in everyday tasks, from wiping up spills to watering plants. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published May 21, 2018

    You may have never heard of the capillary effect, but it’s something you deal with every time you wipe up a spill or put flowers in water. Wouter van ...

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  • Platform brings mobile connection speeds up to 100 Gbps

    Even as demand for web services grows alongside countless internet of things applications, a new platform could enable networks to deliver speeds of up to 100 Gbps.
    Published May 15, 2018

    Even though mobile internet link speeds might soon be 100 Gbps, this doesn’t necessarily mean network carriers will be free of data-handling challenge...

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  • Method assembles cellulose nanofibres into a material stronger than spider silk

    SEM image of the cross-section of the fibre, showing the aligned nanofibrils.
    Published May 09, 2018

    Researchers at KTH have produced a bio-based material that is reported to surpass the strength of all known bio-based materials whether fabricated or ...

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