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graphene

Method Could Be Boost to Large Scale Production of Graphene

The long list of possible uses for graphene touches on nearly every dimension of future technologies, including those which address energy and health. Transistors,...
Capillary flow

Capillary Flow Is Harnessed for the First Time

Now, for the first time, he and a team of researchers from KTH have found a way to fully control capillary action, and they’ve...
internet-of-things connections

Platform Brings Mobile Connection Speeds up to 100 Gbps

Even though mobile internet link speeds might soon be 100 Gbps, this doesn’t necessarily mean network carriers will be free of data-handling challenges that...
cellulose nanofibres

Method Assembles Cellulose Nanofibres into a Material Stronger Than Spider Silk

Working with cellulose nanofibre (CNF), the essential building block of wood and other plant life, the researchers report that they have overcome the difficulty...
Permeable capsulevideo

Permeable Capsule Could Be Packed with Cells That Fight Cancer

Researchers at KTH report that after six years of work, they have produced microparticles with encapsulated cells which passed some of the key challenges that need...
neuronal network simulator

Breakthrough Paves Way for Simulations of Large Parts of the Brain

The future of supercomputing promises immense resources for technologies such as the neuronal network simulator, NEST. The challenge today is to work out how...
Hydrogen Extraction

Hydrogen Extraction Breakthrough Could Be Game-Changer

Precious metals are the standard catalyst material used for extracting hydrogen from water. The problem is these materials - such as platinum, ruthenium and...
Alzheimer’s

Model for Producing Brain’s “Helper Cells” Could Lead to Treatments for...

Star shaped cells that are found in the brain and spine, astrocytes were long thought to be the “glue” that binds nerve cells; but...
video

Wave Energy Device Tests Begin in North Atlantic

Inspired by the mechanics of the human heart, a new type of wave energy conversion system developed in Sweden is now bobbing in the...
DNA wire biosensors

Technique Produces Powerful DNA Wire Biosensors

While DNA nanowires have been in development for some time, the method developed at KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University produces a unique three-dimensional...
cancer cells

Precision Nanomaterials May Pave New Way to Selectively Kill Cancer Cells,...

Dendrimers – or cascade molecules – are organically synthesized large molecules that match nature's peptides and proteins with respect to size and structure. Researchers...
spider silk

New Way to Form Bioactive Spider Silk for Medical Use

A technique reported today in Advanced Materials offers a promising alternative to experimental silk forming methods that rely on harsh chemicals, says Associate Professor My...
human protein

Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Teams up with Swedish Researchers to Map All...

The project has been made possible in part by a grant from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative donor advised fund, an advised fund of Silicon...
metabolic disorder

First-ever Look at Potentially Deadly Metabolic Disorder That Strikes Infants

You may have never heard of congenital disorder of glycosylation, but parents whose children are born with forms of this rare – and underreported...
quantum dots

Researchers Are One Step Closer to Making Integrated Quantum Optical Circuits...

The group, from KTH Royal Institute of Technology, has managed to create the building blocks of such a system by integrating artificial atoms (quantum...
liver cancer

Study Offers New Targets for Drugs Against Fatty Liver Disease and...

A team from KTH Royal Institute of Technology’s Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) research center and Gothenburg University employed the biological networks generated for...
cancer

Cancer Survival Tied to Protein Levels

Led by KTH Professor Mathias Uhlén, a team from the Science for Life Laboratory (SciLifeLab) hope to open a new path to personalized cancer...
cancer treatment

Unique Pathology Atlas Paves the Way for Personalised Cancer Treatment

The atlas project has been led by Professor Mathias Uhlén, SciLifeLab, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, in cooperation with colleagues from Uppsala University and...
crab nebula

New Observations Reveal Crab Nebula’s Polarised Emissions for First Time

The researchers' observations of polarised X-rays from the Crab Nebula and Pulsar, published today in Scientific Reports, may help explain sudden flares in the...
nanosensor

Low-cost CO Sensor Developed Using Nanoscale Honeycomb Structures

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) have developed a highly sensitive, low-cost nanosensor that can quickly detect minute changes in carbon monoxide (CO) levels,...