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  • Two open PhD positions in biomedical micro and nanosystems

    Published Sep 13, 2019

    We have two open PhD positions, please find more information by following the the link to the adds below

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  • KTH at the CLEO conference 2019

    Published May 15, 2019

    Last week a team from KTH participated in CLEO (the Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics) in San Jose, California.

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  • This compact and cheap lidar could steer small autonomous vehicles

    Published Apr 11, 2019

    For autonomous vehicles, lidar is an essential technology to recognize and detect surrounding objects. Researchers at KTH have taken aim at the key co...

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  • Air sensors for everyone, everywhere

    Published Apr 11, 2019

    Air sensors for everyone, everywhere – Launch of the EU project ULISSES for the development of a new Mobile Gas Sensing Technology aiming at distribut...

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  • Godishalsband inspirerade ny läkemedelsteknik

    Published Mar 19, 2019

    Researchers at KTH and MIT present a novel way of drug delivery for tuberculosis treatment.

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  • Open PhD and postdoc positions - come join us at MST!

    Published Dec 07, 2018

    We have opened seven new positions for PhD students and one postdoc position in the area of micro- and nanosystems, and we are looking for excellent c...

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  • Study shows faster, scalable way to make molecular semiconductors

    Published Oct 19, 2018

    "Visions for what we can do with future electronics depend on finding ways to go beyond the capabilities of silicon conductors. The experimental field...

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  • Hjärnan efterliknas på ett mikrochip

    Published May 31, 2018

    "Med elektroniska chipsystem som efterliknar processer i kroppens organ hoppas forskarna kunna utveckla läkemedel på ett effektivare sätt. Anna Herlan...

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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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  • 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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  • Thomas Winkler is awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship

    Published Feb 23, 2018
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  • Model for producing brain’s “helper cells” could lead to treatments for Alzheimer’s

    Pluripotent stem cells that the researchers used to produce astrocytic cells.
    Published Feb 15, 2018

    A new protocol developed in Sweden has the potential for industrial-scale production of the brain helper cells known as astrocytes. The research team'...

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  • Insights from the MEMS2018 conference

    Published Feb 15, 2018

    As of tradition, the research community of MEMS meet in the end of January to report the latest results within microsystem technology. This year five ...

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  • Technique produces powerful DNA wire biosensors

    A close up of DNA wires being drawn through the porous membrane. (Photo: Wouter Metsola Van Der Wijngaart)
    Published Feb 12, 2018

    KTH researchers reported a nanoengineering innovation that offers hope for treatment of cancer, infections and other health problems – conductive wire...

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  • New way to form bioactive spider silk for medical use

    Technology hasn't quite mastered the spider's ability to form silk proteins into structures. But a new technique has been developed that can form silk structures without relying on chemicals that compromise their usefulness in medical applications.
    Published Dec 04, 2017

    With recent advances, technology can be used to synthesize silk with similar mechanical properties as an actual spider’s. But applying this material t...

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  • Anna Herland receives Göran Gustafsson award

    Published May 10, 2017
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  • New flu test easy as breathing, with faster results

    The new technique is capable of detecting influenza infection after the patient breathes for only a few minutes into the container, says Laila Ladhani, PhD student in Micro and Nanosystems at KTH.
    Published Mar 29, 2017

    A method for diagnosing flu virus from breath samples could soon replace invasive nasal swabs and deliver better results faster.

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  • KTH to present novel micro and nanosystems at the MEMS2017 conference

    Published Jan 10, 2017

    The new research will be presented at the 30th IEEE Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) in Las Vegas, USA

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  • Skin patch with microneedles proves effective alternative to injections

    A flexible base, combined with stainless steel needles, could make the patch created at KTH an effective alternative to injections.
    Published Dec 12, 2016

    It’s only a matter of time before drugs are administered via patches with painless microneedles instead of unpleasant injections. But designers need t...

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