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Newsmakers at KTH

Sensors that measure algal bloom, fossil-free gel for cosmetics and contaminant-free drinking water. These are some of the areas in which researchers and students at KTH have recently garnered widespread attention.

Street view of KTH Campus in summer.

KTH top-ranked in sustainability

KTH is ranked 42nd globally for its contribution to sustainability. The annual THE Impact Rankings measured the impact of 1,402 higher education institutions in addressing urgent global challenges.

Sunlight through green forest
“At this point, we know which paths lead to a safer climate. We have most of the technologies we need to achieve the climate goals. Now we need to create a series of infrastructural and societal changes in order to reach the finish line. That is the goal of our research at KTH’s Climate Action Centre,” says Francesco Fuso Nerini, Director of the centre. (Photo: Mostphotos)

KTH Climate Action Centre mobilises forces

Global environmental action is headed in the right direction, but it’s progressing too slowly, states Francesco Fuso Nerini, Director of KTH Climate Action Centre. “We need a swift and radical reduct...

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Members of the royal family watching a computer screen.
Members of the royal family attended the KTH symposium on cyber security and were given a demonstration by Viktor Engström on how quickly and easily a mobile phone can be hacked.

Vulnerability and security in focus

It takes Viktor Engström, a student at the KTH Ethical Hacking Center, no more than five minutes to show how he can hack his way into an unknown mobile phone. The king, queen, and crown princess seem ...

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Portrait of Anders Karlsson.
Anders Karlsson wants to see closer cooperation between Asia and the Western world in matters concerning sustainable development. He is project manager of the science publisher Elsevier and is participating in a panel at the science conference, THE Innovation and Impact Summit. (Photo: Marc Femenia)

Sustainable development requires cooperation

That academia, business, authorities and industry representatives do things together is the way forward to drive sustainable development. This is the opinion of Anders Karlsson, Vice President, leadi...

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Visors in different sizes
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.

Adjustable visors with 4D printing method

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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Illustration of an all-solid-state Li-ion battery with a glass as solid electrolyte.

New glasses can pave way for new battery standard

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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Two women.
Anniina Vihervaara and Adelina Rabenius. Photo: Privat

New way to identify functional genomic regions

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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