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  • They are putting a stop to forest devastation

    Pine weevils are real tree-killers and are munching away at the Swedish forests for SEK 100 million annually. This is a tough setback for a major branch of Swedish industry. Now, however, new tests have indicated that KTH researchers have implemented positive results in the fight against the pine weevil. In addition, the method is both non-toxic and inexpensive.

  • Baltic flora of bacterial plankton mapped out

    Using advanced DNA sequencing technology, researchers at KTH in an international research collaboration have created a three dimensional map of the distribution of thousands of bacterial plankton species in the Baltic Sea. Since bacteria play key roles in various nutrient cycles in the marine environment, this is important work in order to understand how the Baltic Sea’s ecosystem functions.

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Last changed: Sep 22, 2020