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  • A record number of participants at Giants

    Published Nov 15, 2019

    Lectures, workshops and a mini fair that provided plenty of opportunities for the participants to get answers to education-related questions from stud...

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  • Student team competing in Boston

    Published Nov 04, 2019

    A team of students from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, the Karolinska Institute (KI), Stockholm University and Beckmans College of De...

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  • High-resolution RNA-sequencing enables detection of disease at its earliest stages

    A detailed cell map with assorted colors marking the presence of cancer in adipose tissue.
    Published Oct 01, 2019

    Researchers at KTH and in the U.S. have devised a new method for studying individual cells in human tissue, which could lead to even earlier detection...

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  • Students developed green chemistry laboration – led to publication

    Viktor Nykvist, Wafa Qasim (working in the background) and Philip Josephson have been published in the Journal of Chemical Education.
    Published Jul 17, 2019

    Three chemistry students developed a ”green” laboration in organic chemistry as part of their B.Sc. project and have been published in the  Journal of...

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  • Summer research school gathered interested youths

    Lisa Karlsson från Älvsjö tycker att sommarforskarskolan stärkt hennes övertygelse om att hon vill jobba med kemi i framtiden. Foto: Sabina Fabrizi.
    Published Jul 01, 2019

    During two weeks of summer break, 52 school pupils have spent their days at the CBH school doing laborations and learning more about science and techn...

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  • The smart top that tracks your body posture

    Mikael Forsman demonstrates the connected top while a colleagues checks the data recorded on a smartphone. He has dedicated much of his research to developing technology that can be applied practically within ergonomics.
    Published May 15, 2019

    Does your body ache after you lift something incorrectly or bend down too much at work? This top tells you when you should straighten your back and l...

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  • Blood and sweat take training app to the next level

    The armband measures your blood and sweat and sends the information to a training app.
    Published May 13, 2019

    Were you one of the 20,000 entrants who ran the Stockholm Marathon in 2018? If so, you will remember what a warm day it was, and how many of you were ...

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  • CBH professor receives Anselme Payen Award

    Published Apr 17, 2019

    The 2019 Anselme Payen Award winner is Dr Ann-Christine Albertsson, Professor emeritus at the division of Polymer Technology.

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  • This “glass” is made of wood, and you can control how much heat it conducts

    The wood material gets clearer as it stores more heat. (Photo: courtesy of Wallenberg Wood Science Center)
    Published Apr 04, 2019

    Researchers from KTH have developed a window material made of wood that regulates how much heat it lets in – and out.

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  • Spotlight on Research

    Published Mar 28, 2019

    Who has received funding for new research? What findings and results are being published in academic journals? Under the heading Spotlight on Research...

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  • Alagar Raj Paulraj, Chemical Engineering

    Published Mar 08, 2019

    Alagar Raj Paulraj defended his dissertation "Studies on Rechargeable Fe-air electrodes in Alkaline electrolyte" on March 1 2019.

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  • Linnea Nilebäck, Protein Science

    Published Mar 08, 2019

    Linnea Nilebäck defended her dissertation "Expanded knowledge on silk assembly for development of bioactive silk coating" on March 1 2019.

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  • Gustav Svedberg, Biotechnology

    Published Mar 08, 2019

    Gustav Svedberg will be defending his dissertation "Novel planar and particle-based microarrays for point-of-care diagnostics" on 22 March 2019.

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  • Joakim Engström, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Published Feb 18, 2019

    Joakim Engström will be defending his dissertation "Tailored adhesion of PISA-latexes for cellulose modification and new materials" on 22 February 201...

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  • This small tube may help compress entire labs into a computer chip

    The simplified device eliminates components that typically are used in controlling the storage and dispensing of fluids on microfluidic platforms.
    Published Jan 23, 2019

    Lab-on-a-chip (LOC) technology could transform medicine in ways comparable with how microprocessors have changed our everyday lives – that is once it ...

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  • CBH professor receives Chinese award for his research cooperation with China

    The awarding ceremony was held People’s Congress Hall in Beijing. Photo: Thomas Fanghaenel, Creative Commons
    Published Jan 10, 2019

    Licheng Sun, professor in organic chemistry at the CBH School, has been awarded the 2018 International Science and Technology Cooperation Award of P.R...

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  • Jennie Berglund, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Published Jan 10, 2019

    Jennie Berglund will be defending her dissertation "Wood Hemicelluloses - Fundamental Insights on Biological and Technical Properties" on 1 February 2...

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  • Winning angles

    KTH students Axel Persson, Erik Micski and Clara Wessén won our KTH Innovation Challenge Flemingsberg - Tech for Better Health
    Published Dec 14, 2018

    A clever way of using advanced technology in a way that can prevent injury and improve athletes' performance was named the winner of our KTH Innovatio...

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  • Anna Ottenhall, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Published Nov 21, 2018

    Anna Ottenhall will be defending her dissertation "Antimicrobial Materials from Cellulose Using Environmentally Friendly Techniques" on 7 December 201...

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  • This gold-winning team at iGEM created a way to prevent pharmaceuticals from washing into waterways

    The iGEM Stockholm team brought home two gold medals for its water treatment innovation, Biotic Blue.
    Published Nov 20, 2018

    A team of students has won gold medals in a major global competition by developing a method for cleaning antibiotics and drug residues from wastewater...

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