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  • Study identifies new potential treatments for SARS-CoV-2

    A portable COVID-19 testing site in Uppsala, Sweden. (Photo: David Callahan)
    A new study identified a number of as yet untested treatments for COVID-19. Pictured: a COVID-19 testing site in Uppsala, Sweden. (photo: David Callahan)
    Published Dec 08, 2020

    A virtual screening of the DrugBank database has identified a variety of as yet unexplored ways to attack SARS-CoV-2, even as it mutates. The study id...

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  • Looking back on 20 years with Human Protein Atlas

    Still from a 3D film showing proteins.
    The proteins involved in narcolepsy are shown in this still from a 3D film produced by the Human Protein Atlas. Published Nov 19, 2020
    Published Nov 23, 2020

    On the 20th anniversary of the Human Protein Atlas Project, KTH Professor Mathias Uhlén reflects on the journey of this massive database for understa...

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  • New weapon against bacterial infections

    Illustration av antibiotika inkapslad i nanogeler och hydrogeler.
    Traditionell antibiotika inkapslad i nanogeler och hydrogeler som effektivt dödar bakterier. Illustration: Mads Lüchow.
    Published Nov 19, 2020

    What happens if water-soluble and non-water-soluble antibiotics are combined in medical technology, such as wound dressings? Until recently, researche...

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  • Degree project takes aim at Covid-19

    Student Aashlesha Chekkala.
    "I feel privileged that I get to tell my friends and family that the project I work on is in the direction of fighting a global pandemic." Photo: Courtesy of Aashlesha Chekkala
    Published Nov 16, 2020

    Aashlesha Chekkala came to KTH to prepare for a career in resource recovery from wastewater. That changed when she began her degree project working wi...

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  • Study identifies more genes that are likely behind psoriasis and eczema

    Nail displaying the characteristic pitting of psoriasis.
    Nail displaying the characteristic pitting of psoriasis. Photo: Seenms
    Published Oct 28, 2020

    A new study identified 17 new genes that could be targeted for treatment of psoriasis and eczema, two common hereditary skin diseases with no cure.

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  • New center focus on integrated science

    A potato in section.
    A potato in section. Photo: Ferdinand Choong
    Published Oct 02, 2020

    Meet Agneta Richter Dahlfors, director of a new interdisciplinary research centre with focus on societal benefits, that was inaugurated on 30 Septembe...

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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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