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

    In the test environment, researchers show how a robot works cooperatively on a physical task with a human.
    Published Oct 26, 2018

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

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  • 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 l...

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  • 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 pre...

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

    The structural biology research team that discovered special enzymes which could enable acne-causing bacteria to resist treatment. From left, Dayanand Kalyanim, Henrik Aspeborg, Christina Divne and Tom Reichenbach. (Photo: courtesy of Christina Divne)
    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 s...

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  • Study shows faster, scalable way to make molecular semiconductors

    A nano-scale view of a molecular junction created with a new, scalable method reported in Nature Communications by researchers at KTH.
    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 ...

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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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