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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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  • Teklafestival hosts girls workshops at Music Tech Fest

    Published Apr 23, 2018

    Teklafestival, founded by Swedish recording artist Robyn, will be hosting unique technology workshops for girls as part of Music Tech Fest (MTF) Stock...

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  • Test shows bone fracture glue provides stronger fixation than dental filler

    A technician demonstrates the bone gluing procedure on a sample bone.
    Published Apr 23, 2018

    Acute bone fractures may soon be treated with an adhesive patch inspired by dental reconstruction techniques. Researchers at KTH report a new method w...

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  • ERC grant to Environmental Historian Sverker Sörlin

    Published Apr 20, 2018

    Sverker Sörlin, Professor of Environmental History at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, is one of ten Swedish researchers receiving a grant from the ...

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  • Permeable capsule could be packed with cells that fight cancer

    Microscopic image of the 7- to 15- micrometer thick shells which encapsulated a gel containing living cells.
    Published Apr 16, 2018

    One way that cancer may be fought in the future is with micro-sized capsules containing living cells engineered to secrete toxins that attack cancer c...

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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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