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  • AI created more than 100,000 pieces of music after analyzing Irish and English folk tunes

    Bob Sturm performs one of the pieces generated by artificial intelligence in the style of Irish and English traditional music.
    Published Sep 24, 2018

    At turns lively and yearning, the traditional folk musics of Ireland and Britain have made their mark around the world. Now this perennially popular m...

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  • Jakob Nordström elected member of Young Academy

    Published Sep 03, 2018

    The Young Academy of Sweden recently welcomed eight new members, and one of them is Associate Professor Jakob Nordström. In this new role, Jakob hopes...

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  • Dosed with crystal meth, brain-on-a-chip reveals brain's neurovascular interactions

    The left and right chips represent the blood brain barrier in-flow and out-flow. In the center is the brain chip. The blue fluids show artificial spinal fluid and the red show artificial blood. In each chip, the colored channel is approximately 2 cm long.
    Published Aug 29, 2018

    Demonstrating the effects of the street drug, crystal meth, was the first test for a powerful new platform for studying the complex interactions of th...

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  • EECS subjects advances on ShanghaiRanking

    Published Aug 23, 2018

    When the ShanghaiRanking announced their ranking by subject for 2018 KTH placed top 50 in eight subjects, five of which have strong connections to the...

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  • Huawei invests in EECS students

    From left. Markus Palmqvist,Mattias Stahre, Markus Hidell, Oscar Dahl, Jacob Kimblad
    Published Aug 22, 2018

    Four students from the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science are right now in China participating in Huawei's two-week program "Seeds ...

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  • The Knuth Prize to Johan Håstad

    Published Aug 22, 2018

    ACM and the IEEE Computer Society have decided to award the Knuth Prize of 2018 to Johan Håstad, professor at the Department of Theoretical Computer S...

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  • KTH subjects among top 50 in ShanghaiRanking

    Published Aug 21, 2018

    Eight subjects at KTH have been ranked in the top 50 in the ShanghaiRanking Academic Ranking of World Universities, which were announced recently.

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  • A new software that democratises AI development

    Published Jul 10, 2018

    A new piece of software is making it easier to create solutions within AI (artificial intelligence). The program, QuantumNet, has been produced by KTH...

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  • These nanoscale “crack-junctions” can speed up DNA sequencing

    An electron microscope image of a crack generated tunnel. (Photo: Valentin Dubois)
    Published Jun 19, 2018

    The time-consuming, expensive process of sequencing DNA molecules – a technology used to identify, diagnose and possibly find cures for diseases – cou...

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  • Method could be boost to large scale production of graphene

    Image of graphene before and after VHF staining reveals (right) the grain boundaries of the material.
    Published Jun 15, 2018

    The measure by which any conductor is judged is how easily, and speedily, electrons can move through it. On this point, graphene is one of the most pr...

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  • The future lies in Kista – meet KTH during Järvaveckan

    Published Jun 04, 2018

    June 9th to 13th: Get inspired by students, researchers and staff from the School of Engineering and Computer Science attending the Political Week in ...

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  • Capillary flow is harnessed for the first time

    Capillary flow is a common phenomenon inherent in everyday tasks, from wiping up spills to watering plants. (Photo: David Callahan)
    Published May 21, 2018

    You may have never heard of the capillary effect, but it’s something you deal with every time you wipe up a spill or put flowers in water. Wouter van ...

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  • Blood tests – wherever you are

    Published May 18, 2018

    Frequent trips to the doctor could soon be a distant memory for people who require regular blood tests. We checked in with KTH Innovation alumni Capit...

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  • Platform brings mobile connection speeds up to 100 Gbps

    Even as demand for web services grows alongside countless internet of things applications, a new platform could enable networks to deliver speeds of up to 100 Gbps.
    Published May 15, 2018

    Even though mobile internet link speeds might soon be 100 Gbps, this doesn’t necessarily mean network carriers will be free of data-handling challenge...

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  • Paulina Modlitba is KTH's alumni of the year

    Published May 15, 2018

    Congratulations Paulina Modlitba, KTH's Alumni of the year 2018! Paulina, who graduated from Media Technology in 2006, receives the award for her comm...

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  • Storing nanolitre droplets in plastic chips for biomedical applications

    Published May 04, 2018

    Researchers from the Department of Micro and Nano systems are introducing a new method to store tiny volumes of biochemical reagents in polymer labs-o...

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  • Permeable capsule could be packed with cells that fight cancer

    Microscopic image of the 7- to 15- micrometer thick shells which encapsulated a gel containing living cells.
    Published Apr 16, 2018

    One way that cancer may be fought in the future is with micro-sized capsules containing living cells engineered to secrete toxins that attack cancer c...

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  • Global cooperation to ensure better use of brain data

    Published Apr 09, 2018

    How does the future of neuroscience look? How do we handle big data and what does the GDPR law really mean? These are some of the topics of the INCF B...

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  • Danica Kragic Jensfelt is one of Sweden’s most powerful women in industry

    Published Mar 13, 2018

    When Swedish magazine ”Veckans affärer” presented their list of the most powerful women in industry, Danica Kragic Jensfelt, Professor of robotics, wa...

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  • Osquldas väg renamed Malvinas backe

    Published Mar 08, 2018

    KTH’s campus at Valhallavägen will receive a new street when Osquldas väg changes its name to Malvinas backe. The reason is that the name Osquldas is ...

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