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  • Joakim Engström, Fibre and Polymer Technology

    Published Feb 18, 2019

    Joakim Engström will be defending her 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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  • Super-strong, bio-compatible material may reduce broken fillings

    A sample, cutaway tooth that was filled with the new material developed at KTH. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published Nov 09, 2018

    Soon you may no longer have to worry about how long your dental repairs will last. A new dental reconstruction material developed at KTH offers unprec...

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  • Chi Zhang, Chemical Engineering

    Published Nov 02, 2018

    Chi Zhang defended her dissertation "Sustainable Business Innovation of Photovoltaic Water Pumping Systems" on 1 November 2018.

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  • Shengjun Ni, Organic Chemistry

    Published Nov 01, 2018

    Shengjun Ni defended his dissertation "Carbocation Catalysis for Organic Synthesis" on 26 October 2018.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Student project waters roof garden in Flemingsberg

    Published Jun 29, 2018

    It started out as a sustainability project within the framework of KTH’s environmental management system. Now, CBH’s roof garden has been reinforced w...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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...

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