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

    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 natural, including wood and spider silk.

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

    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 which they say offers unprecedented bonding strength and a solution to the incredibly difficult problem of setting an adhesive in the wet environment inside the body.

  • Next-generation, hormone-free contraceptive for women

    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 the mucous membrane – the body’s first line of defense in protecting its inner lining.

  • 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 to fossil fuel.

  • 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 will provide more efficient and clearer support for our academic excellence and better reflect KTH’s breadth and expertise,” says KTH President Sigbritt Karlsson.

  • STH researchers awarded in China

    Published Nov 28, 2017
    STH researchers Minkeun Ha’s och Thomas Lindh’s solution for management of IoT devices on behalf of caregivers received the Best Paper Award at the 19th IEEE Healthcom conference in October 2017 in Dalian, China.

  • The dean explained the Nobel Prize to high school students

    Published Oct 09, 2017
    Hans Hebert commented this year’s Nobel Prize in chemistry and answered questions from high school students at the Nobel Museum when the Nobel laureates of 2017 were announced.

  • Agreement signed in South Korea

    Published Nov 22, 2012
    KTH has signed an agreement on researcher exchange with the South Korean university Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST. The collaboration is based on the donation from Rune and Kerstin Jonasson.

  • Breakthrough in Artificial Photosynthesis Could Boost Solar Future

    Published Apr 11, 2012
    Researchers at the KTH Department of Chemistry have designed a molecular catalyst able to convert water into oxygen and protons at speeds similar to natural photosynthesis. The rapidly advancing field could lead to more efficient solutions for converting and storing solar energy.

  • Eva Malmström Jonsson to become Deputy President of KTH

    Published Apr 24, 2009
    Eva Malmström Jonsson, Professor at Fibre and Polymer Technology has been appointed as the new Deputy President of KTH. Her area of responsibility will be the role of education in society.

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