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  • Cancer research to gain from identification of 300 proteins

    A montage of microscopic images that show the stages of the cell cycle,
    A montage of microscopic images that show the stages of the cell cycle, in which a single cell duplicates its DNA and eventually divides into two "daughter" cells. Staining shows the cell nucleus in blue, and the microtubules in red.
    Published Feb 24, 2021

    With the hope of contributing to the fight against cancer, researchers from KTH have identified and mapped 300 proteins that regulate the cell division process.

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  • CBH students investigate hydrogen supply to trains

    Tåg på Kinnekullebanan och Erik Östling.
    Foto: Västtrafik/Thomas Harrysson/Privat
    Published Feb 18, 2021

    Could hydrogen be used to power the Kinnekulle train? The municipality of Mariestad wanted to find out – so they turned to eight master's students from the CBH School. ”It has been great to do a proj...

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  • NGI gets new director

    Tuuli Lappalainen.
    Foto: Christian Lönnholm/Camilla Breiler, KTH
    Published Feb 04, 2021

    KTH Royal Institute of Technology and National Genomics Infrastructure (NGI) at SciLifeLab recruits genetics researcher Tuuli Lappalainen from the New York Genome Center as new director for NGI.

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  • EPNOE Junior Scientist Award 2021 to Yuanyuan Li

    Yuanyuan Li.
    Yuanyuan Li. Foto: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Feb 03, 2021

    Yuanyuan Li, Assistant Professor of Biocomposites at CBH and WWSC, is the winner of the European Polysaccharide Network of Excellence (EPNOE) Junior Scientist Award 2021.

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  • Study identifies new potential covid treatments

    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 identified drugs and possible cocktails that are sho...

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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 understanding human biology and helping researchers develo...

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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, researchers have not been able to answer that question, bec...

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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 with Covid-19.

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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 September. What is AIMES?

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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 in pulp production.

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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 negative emissions from the agricultural sector” ...

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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 picture of the brain than a microscope provides. The res...

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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 Foundation for Strategic Research (SSF).

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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 new center for research on production, use and stor...

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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 and concentrated coronavirus RNA from wastewater sa...

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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 am excited and honored to be representing Sweden at...

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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 EU FET Proactive Programme.

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  • Baltic plankton mapped

    Published Apr 28, 2020
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