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  • Funding boost on blood clot prevention

    Group photo of project members.
    Members of the project team. From left to right: Saul Rodriguez (KTH), Johanna Flodin (Muscle Matrix Support AB - MMS), Paul Ackermann (MMS), Malin Otter (KTH, degree project at MMS), Robin Juthberg (MMS), Nelida Aliaga (MMS), Jafeth Lizana (MMS), Bashar Jamal Pati (KTH - degree project at MMS).
    Published Nov 08, 2023

    Vinnova grants 4 MSEK for the development of next-generation Venous Thromboembolism prevention.

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  • Researchers make power plants more flexible

    Rafael Guedez and José Garcia
    Rafael Guedez and José Garcia from KTH.
    Published Aug 29, 2023

    The increase of solar and wind power demands flexible power plants that can operate when the wind doesn’t blow or there is no sun. Maybe hydrogen or ammonia in gas turbines combined cycle power plants...

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  • Better data analysis can improve treatment of Parkinson’s disease

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    A new methodology can accelerate the diagnosis and possibly treatment of patients, helping return the brain to more healthy activity. Photo: Format Arw/Unsplash
    Published Aug 01, 2023

    More accurate data help understand how extensive local brain networks are affected in patients.

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  • The hidden computational role of dopamine in the brain

    Boy sitting by a desk writing on a piece of paper.
    A new study shows the important role dopamine plays when we are learning new tasks. Dopamine cells send much more detailed information to other brain cells than what is previously known. Photo: Santi Vedri/Unsplash
    Published Jul 18, 2023

    Neuromodulators in the brain shape our ability to learn much better than previously thought

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  • KTH researcher develops first wood xerogel

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    Professor Qi Zhou and postdoc Shennan Wang. Photo: KTH
    Published Jun 13, 2023

    Researchers at KTH have produced a xerogel made from wood – the material enables more energy-efficient production of high-quality transparent wood. ”The significant advance is that our mesoporous woo...

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  • Researchers unlock the secret to the brain's working memory

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    Photo: Andrik Langfield, Unsplash
    Published Jun 12, 2023

    New insights from brain science can lead to the development of artificial intelligence possessing cognitive abilities similar to humans.

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  • Efficient heat exchanger ready for testing

    Computer drawing of the heat exchanger.
    The aluminum prototype filled with phase change material has both high energy density and high power.
    Published Jun 07, 2023

    A 3D-printed heat exchanger in aluminum filled with phase change material – that is what Professor Viktoria Martin and colleagues from KTH have experimented within a laboratory environment. The result...

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  • Resistance to noise threats new types of drones

    A personal drone flying over a city in sunset.
    It may sound exciting to have personal drones over our cities, but when it comes down to it, people are not so willing to change their immediate surroundings. Photo: Joby Aviations
    Published May 31, 2023

    Flying cars above the Globe Arena and drones for cargo transport taking off and landing from Stockholm rooftops. Is this a realistic future scenario, and how do we get there? One thing that threatens ...

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  • New technique boosts accuracy and efficiency in probabilistic programming

    KTH researchers have developed a new technique applied in probabilistic programming languages. The t
    KTH researchers have developed a new technique applied in probabilistic programming languages. The technique which will be critical when determining how often species evolve into new species and how often species go extinct. Photo: Kyaw Tun/Unsplash
    Published May 29, 2023

    Programming can be a time-consuming and error-prone task. KTH researchers propose an automated technique that relieves developers of manual processes.

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  • KTH researchers developing new approaches to robotics

    Views of the open-source CloudGripper robot
    Camera views of the open source CloudGripper robots developed by the group. The open source project is planned to be launched publicly at IEEE IROS in Detroit and online at later this year.
    Published May 11, 2023

    Robotics has the potential to unlock large benefits for society, but new applications, such as assistive robotics functions in healthcare require fundamental breakthroughs in how robots reason and int...

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  • A new ShiftLabs node is starting in Södertälje

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    ShiftLabs' four nodes are in Gothenburg, Skövde, Mälardalen and the Stockholm region.
    Published May 02, 2023

    Small and medium-sized businesses will receive help with digitalisation from KTH Leancentrum and Södertälje Science Park. As part of the innovation hub ShiftLabs, their mission is to provide companies...

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  • New clothing design mimics muscles used when singing

    A female opera singer stands in front of a group of six people dressed with the Corsetto garment.
    researchers teamed up with a professional opera singer to develop a mediating technology that would allow audience members to feel the muscular movements, tensions and engagements when singing. Photo: Ozgun Kilic Afsar
    Published May 02, 2023

    Researchers develop garment that can emulate what it feels like when someone is singing, breaking new ground in making performing arts more interactive and immersive.

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  • KTH researcher rewarded for new type of cellulose pulp

     Yuanyuan Li shakes hands with King Carl XVI Gustaf.
    Yuanyuan Li receives the Gunnar Sundblad Research Foundation Competence Development Award from Carl XVI Gustaf. Photo: Carl Moser, Swedish Forest Industries
    Published Apr 21, 2023

    Yuanyuan Li, Assistant Professor at KTH, receives this year's Competence Development Award from the Gunnar Sundblad Research Foundation. The prize of SEK 700,000 goes to her research into a new type o...

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  • KTH-based technology makes offshore wind power more accessible

    Scibreak HVDC breaker
    Published Apr 13, 2023

    Scibreak, a small startup company originating from the labs of KTH, has developed technology that can build a robust and reliable offshore power grid. This has caught the attention of industry giant M...

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  • The actions that prevent sex trade in hotels

    Image showing people in a hotel room, a reception and a woman with "Stop prostitution".
    Image: Stina Wirsén
    Published Apr 12, 2023

    Most people know that both prostitution and human trafficking take place in Swedish hotels. Few, though, think about how this affects the hotel staff and their attitude toward the workplace. And how c...

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  • Using AI and visualisation to create knowledge insights

    Published Apr 11, 2023

    How can AI be used as a tool to train new brain surgeons? And can operating theatres become more sterile with the help of visualisation? Mario Romero’s research is multi-faceted and often surprising.

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  • Emerging digital platforms force waste management rethink

    Photo: Erik Ottoson Trovalla / Nordiska museet
    Published Mar 22, 2023

    Crowd-sourced waste disposal services push the legal and ethical boundaries on who should take care of our waste.

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  • Prize-winning research will develop the energy markets of the future

    Published Mar 20, 2023

    Maximising social welfare and further integrating renewable energy sources into the energy system. This is the potential of two capacity calculation methods primarily focusing on facilitating the cros...

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  • Improved wireless communication can boost launch of autonomous vehicles

    vehicular wireless communication
    Published Mar 06, 2023

    Collaboration with Princeton University merges machine learning with cellular networks, making cars safer and more energy efficient. Together with experts in machine learning and wireless communicatio...

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  • Scalable Production of Spider Silk Nanowires

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    Droplets of soluble spider silk proteins.
    Published Feb 27, 2023

    Researchers from KTH have successfully up-scaled the process for producing and releasing spider silk nanowires. They used liquid bridge-induced assembly to create over 12 million of 10 μm long nanowir...

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