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  • New catalyst can provide cheaper and more efficient production of hydrogen

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    Hao Yang and Mårten Ahlquist. Photo: Sabina Fabrizi and Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Jun 22, 2022

    Researchers at KTH Royal Institute of Technology have participated in developing a new, very effective catalyst for the oxidation of water into oxygen and hydrogen. The results, which have recently be...

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  • New Horizon Europe project aims at reducing emissions from the agricultural sector

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    Assistant Professor Shareq Mohd Nazir. Photo: Åsa Karsberg: KTH
    Published Jun 15, 2022

    Researchers at the Department of Chemical Engineering are collaborating with other European partners to develop and implement technologies that could significantly reduce emissions of methane and nitr...

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  • KTH researchers behind breakthrough set to halve data centre energy consumption

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    Published Jun 14, 2022

    Researchers at KTH have found a way to improve the efficiency of the world’s internet servers. By co-ordinating data traffic, they have succeeded in increasing the speed of computations and data trans...

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  • Energy research helps boost heat pumps in the U.S.

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    Nelson Sommerfeldt is a small-town kid working as a researcher in exotic Stockholm.
    Published Jun 07, 2022

    Researcher Nelson Sommerfeldt is spreading the impact of Swedish energy research. With the U.S. University Michigan Tech, KTH now helps decarbonize home heating on a new continent.

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  • "Double-layer geodesic and gradient-index lenses"

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    Published Jun 02, 2022

    We met up with Professor Oscar Quevedo-Teruel and Dr Qiao Chen to congratulate their recent work,"Double-layer geodesic and gradient-index lenses" recently published in Nature Communications.

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  • Adjustable visors with 4D printing method

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    Researchers at KTH suggest a new post-processing method for visors, enabled by closed-loop controlled 4D printing that further can shape the printed visor to any size.
    Published May 17, 2022

    3D printed protective visors are often uncomfortable for the user. With a new printing method – closed loop controlled 4D printing – the visors can be shaped to any customized size to make them more c...

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  • Unexpected bonds between covid and inorganic surfaces

    A coin, a corona virus and a detail of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and inorganic surfaces.
    Quantum mechanical modeling predicts strong interactions between glucosides of the tip of the S1 subunit of SARS-CoV-2 spike protein and inorganic surfaces. These interactions depend largely on the type of surface and on the presence of surface bound water.
    Published May 04, 2022

    By using quantum mechanical modeling KTH has revealed how the covid virus interacts with inorganic surfaces. And the virus reacts a little bit different than expected.

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  • Knots that can solve the problems of the future

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    Fredrik Schaufelberger. Photo: Åsa Karsberg, KTH
    Published Apr 21, 2022

    A new type of molecular knot that forms weaves recently led to a publication in the scientific journal Science. ”It was a satisfying aesthetic form. This type of knot exists everywhere in celtic myth...

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  • New glasses can pave way for new battery standard

    Illustration of an all-solid-state Li-ion battery with a glass as solid electrolyte.
    Published Apr 19, 2022

    A new type of Na-based glasses may unlock the potential for a new battery standard that can contribute to the transition to a sustainable and affordable energy system.

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  • Prosun Bhattacharya awarded the George Burke Maxey Distinguished Service Award 2021

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    Published Apr 13, 2022

    Professor Prosun Bhattacharya has been awarded the George Burke Maxey Distinguished Service Award 2021. Presented annually, the award recognizes exemplary service "to the hydrogeology profession and t...

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  • GeneDisco Challenge

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    Published Apr 06, 2022

    We talked to Stefan Bauer who is organising a Machine Learning for Drug Discovery Workshop and GeneDisco Challenge, Friday 29 April.

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  • New way to identify functional genomic regions

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    Anniina Vihervaara and Adelina Rabenius. Photo: Privat
    Published Mar 28, 2022

    Researchers at the Department of Gene Technology have developed a protocol that describes how to identify active genes and functional genomic regions from nascent RNA-sequencing data.

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  • Stainless-steel slag treat acidic wastewater

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    Photo: Jernkontoret
    Published Mar 23, 2022

    Slag from stainless-steel can substitute the use of lime to neutralise industrial acidic wastewater. This way part of the CO2 emissions derived by the extraction and processing of lime can be avoided,...

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  • Can the brain keeps useful information while ignoring unuseful noise

    Extreme close-up of neurons in the human brain
    Published Mar 22, 2022

    Imagine you're in a stadium reporting on a game. It's a loud environment which you don't want to transmit. But when you're interviewing a player, then you do want to transmit. Wouldn't it be great if ...

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  • Emma Lundberg awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize

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    Professor Emma Lundberg. Photo: Daniel Roos, Scilifelab
    Published Mar 09, 2022

    Professor Emma Lundberg is one of five promising young scientists who are awarded the Göran Gustafsson Prize from the Swedish Academy Of Science. The prize is given in five different categories, mathe...

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  • Identified protein-ligand binding could contribute to early detection of Alzheimer’s disease

    Yogesh Todarwal.
    PhD student Yogesh Todarwal is first author of the article in the Journal of Physical Chemistry B where the results have recently been published. Photo: Jon Lindhe, KTH
    Published Dec 22, 2021

    Researchers at the department Theoretical Chemistry and Biology have contributed to the understanding of the interaction between markers and the proteins behind Alzheimer’s disease.

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  • The SDGs hit hard by the pandemic

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    Published Oct 20, 2021

    It is not only humans who have been affected by the pandemic. So has the work on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals. But, according to a new study, there also exists a silver lining for sustainabl...

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  • Meet the all virtual Hillert Laboratory

    Levente Vitos
    Levente Vitos, director of Hillert Laboratory, explaining ”muffin-tin orbitals”.
    Published Oct 05, 2021

    Modeling is a rapidly growing field in materials science. It is also an area where the new Hillert Laboratory will play an important role.

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