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  • In memory of Nils Hartler

    Kung Carl XVI Gustav delar ut 1993 års Wallenbergpris till professorerna Ants Teder och Nils Hartler
    Kung Carl XVI Gustav delar ut 1993 års Wallenbergpris till professorerna Ants Teder och Nils Hartler. Till höger doktor Peter Wallenberg. Foto: Wallenbergstiftelsen
    Published Sep 04, 2020

    Nils Hartler, professor emeritus in cellulose technology at KTH, has died at the age of 94. He was a well-liked colleague and a pioneering researcher ...

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  • Project to reduce multiple greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector granted millions

    Shareq Mohd Nazir.
    Shareq Mohd Nazir.
    Published Aug 13, 2020

    A research project to reduce emissions from agriculture has been granted support of SEK 13.8 million from the Swedish Energy Agency. “Energy efficient...

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  • Molecular AI method paves the way for mapping the brain

    En animerad bild av en mushjärna. Animated picture of a mouse brain.
    Forskare vid KTH och Karolinska Institutet har kartlagt mushjärnan med hjälp av en molekylär metod.
    Published Jun 30, 2020

    Alzheimer's and other brain diseases might now come closer to being understood. A molecular method using AI and machine learning gives a better pictur...

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  • Many tattoo colors are toxic

    Person som blir tatuerad.
    Foto: TT
    Published Jun 24, 2020

    A study of tattoo colors shows that the majority does not meet the legal requirements.

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  • CBH fellow part of new Plant Biotechnology Center

    Paul Hudson.
    Paul Hudson.
    Published Jun 18, 2020

    Paul Hudson, Associate professor in Systems Biology, is part of a new research center in Plant Biotechnology, granted SEK 50 million from the Swedish ...

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  • New center for hydrogen research granted 50 million funding

    A car getting fueled with Hydrogen.
    The project PUSH is about producing, using and storing hydrogen. Photo: Istockphoto.
    Published Jun 10, 2020

    Göran Lindbergh, professor of electrochemistry at CBH, has been granted funding from the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF) to create a n...

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  • Detection of COVID-19 in Stockholm sewage is first step toward early-warning system

    Published May 05, 2020

    Development of an early warning system for COVID-19 outbreaks continues to move forward. Researchers at KTH reported they have successfully isolated a...

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  • Markus Kärkäs represents Sweden in YIW

    Published Apr 30, 2020

    Markus Kärkäs, Assistant Professor in Organic Chemistry, will represent Sweden at the Young Investigator Workshop (YIW) in Lisbon in September. “I a...

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  • Glue that mends broken bones

    Published Apr 28, 2020

    Researchers within polymer technology at KTH that have developed a unique glue to stick bone fractures together have received new financing within the...

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  • Baltic plankton mapped

    Published Apr 28, 2020
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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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  • 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • Ivars Neretnieks – 60 years in KTH’s service

    Ivars Neretnieks. Foto: Jon Lindhe
    Published Mar 12, 2020

    After more than 60 years at KTH, Ivars Neretnieks, professor emeritus in chemical engineering, has submitted his very last grading protocol for his la...

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  • Caring Services Professor a sounding board for minister

    Professor Britt Östlund. Photo: Susanne Kronholm
    Published Mar 09, 2020

    Britt Östlund, Professor of Technology in Health Care, has been appointed a member of the government’s elderly care research council.

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  • ‘Of mice and men’ – Brain differences require caution in lab animal tests

    Image of mouse brain, from the Human Brain Atlas.
    A stained image of a mouse brain features parts of the cerebral cortex. (Image: Human Brain Atlas)
    Published Mar 06, 2020

    The kinds of proteins in lab animals’ brains aren’t different from those of humans, but a new study shows that there are important differences in wher...

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  • Wei Zhang is searching for new materials for perovskite solar cells

    Published Feb 26, 2020

    Wei Zhang, doctoral student in Applied Physical Chemistry at KTH, will on February 28 defend his thesis "Functional Materials for Perovskite Solar Cel...

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  • Better knowledge of dangerous substances can prevent life-long allergies

    Allergenic substances are constantly present in our everyday lives. To respond to the growing problem of allergies in society, Yolanda Hedberg calls for increased cooperation between chemists and dermatologists.
    Published Feb 24, 2020

    An estimated 4,300 common chemicals in society can trigger an allergic reaction on contact. “Chemists and dermatologists need to work together to tac...

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  • Cellulose technology enables swift scaling up of cotton recycling enterprise

    The Re:newcell founders, from left, KTH Professor Mikael Lindström, Christofer Lindgren, Malcolm Norlin and KTH Professor Gunnar Henriksson
    Published Feb 12, 2020

    Ethanol production was the aim when two KTH Royal Institute of Technology professors first developed their method for breaking down plant cellulose ab...

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