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  • System would keep ships from releasing sulfur and nitrogen oxides

    A new technology being developed at KTH could help shipping companies comply with new international maritime rules on toxic emissions. Pictured are researchers Christophe Duwig, left, and Klas Engvall, professor of Chemical Engineering. (Photo: Håkan Lindgren)
    Published Jan 24, 2020

    Pollution from maritime vessels is largely overlooked by the media, but it plays a significant role in deteriorating air quality. Now a research team ...

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  • Armin Halilovic Teacher of the year at KTH

    Armin Halilovic is Teacher of the year. Photo: Karl Börjeson, Studio Slakthuset AB
    Published Dec 20, 2019

    Armin Halilovic, Associate Professor of mathematics who teaches at the CBH’s Department of Basic Natural Sciences in Flemingsberg, has been named Teac...

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  • Immune cell map arms researchers with new tool to fight deadly diseases

    KTH Professor Mathias Uhlen says the Blood Atlas provides a much-needed "comprehensive map" for researchers in the fight against disease.
    Published Dec 19, 2019

    A first-ever map of the human body’s immune cells has been created by scientists at SciLifeLab, providing medical research with a detailed description...

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  • Chemistry programmes receives million investment for bio-based education

    The development of what trees as a raw material can be used for is progressing fast. Therefore, KTH's chemistry courses should also be updated to keep up with research and industry. Photo: Manfred Antranias Zimmer
    Published Dec 17, 2019

    With this economic addition, KTH’s study programmes in chemistry can further customize their courses towards sustainable technology with focus on wood...

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  • Students make their ideas come true in new Makerspace

    Electrodes are connected between Viktor Stedt’s arm and a prosthesis made of wood. When he strechtes his arm, the prosthesis does the same. Photo: Kenneth Carlsson
    Published Nov 29, 2019

    A 3D studio, fine mechanical crafting tools and a social meeting point give KTH Flemingsberg’s students new opportunities to take their ideas to the n...

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  • Wood is the surprising ingredient in electrodes for wearables

    Close-up view of wood and MXene composite, with 40 percent wood cellulose nano fibrils (CNF)
    Published Nov 25, 2019

    Wood fibres are being used by researchers at KTH to create a new class of stronger and lower-cost electrodes for even lighter and long-lasting flexibl...

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  • Peta Sjölander will lead MedTechLabs

    Foto: Fredrik Persson
    Published Nov 20, 2019

    The associate professor at KTH's School of Engineering Sciences in Chemistry, Biotechnology and Health, now enters the position as director for the co...

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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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  • Nano technology breakthrough enables conversion of infrared light to energy

    A close up of the film which combines nanocrystals and microlenses to capture infrared light and convert it to solar energy.
    Published Oct 30, 2019

    Invisible infrared light accounts for half of all solar radiation on the Earth’s surface, yet ordinary solar energy systems have limited ability in co...

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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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