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  • Firefighters' positioning system may be used to monitor walking difficulty for elderly

    Published Apr 08, 2016

    A positioning system adapted for use in fire rescue operations will soon be tested on senior citizens in Sweden as a way to spot signs of early stage Parkinson's disease and other mobility problems.

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  • Start for KTH’s WASP Graduate school

    Published Mar 30, 2016

    KTH has recruited six PhD students to the Wallenberg Autonomous Systems Program (WASP). This is part of the launch of the WASP Graduate School which goal is to educate over 100 PhD students over the n...

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  • Keeping placement at the top

    Published Mar 23, 2016

    In last year’s prestigious QS ranking, KTH placed in the very top within the subject of “Electrical & Electronic Engineering”. This year, KTH ranks as 17 in the world and once more places in the top.

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  • Material enables more reliable and meaningful self-screening

    Published Feb 25, 2016

    Paper-based diagnostics enable rapid medical test results at minimal cost — and now they're about to get even better. A new synthetic paper developed by KTH researchers could enable simultaneous scree...

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  • Breakthrough for lab-on-a-chip material

    Published Feb 24, 2016

    Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have developed a new polymer suited for photostructuring — a technique for creating micro-scale shapes. The discovery opens new possibilities for medic...

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  • MPC allows heavy-duty vehicles to drive by themselves

    Published Feb 11, 2016

    Autonomous vehicles have become a popular research field in the last decade. Mostly, the research is conducted with private cars or other small vehicles in mind. But where does that leave the industry...

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  • Method for tiny cracks in electrodes may mean big boost for nanoelectronics

    Published Feb 03, 2016

    The next generation of electronics, as well as ultra-sensitive medical diagnostics, could depend on near atomic scale cracks — or nanogaps — in electrodes. Now there's a method that could pave the way...

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