engineering and technology

Study confirms links between adverse drug effects and genetics

Research by the geneticists and computer scientists in the University of Tartu added confidence to claims of relationships between adverse drug effects and individual genetic markers. The researchers combined [...]


Tallinn University of Technology is studying the possibilities for reducing microplastic pollution in the Baltic Sea

Source: pixabay.com Estonia together with eleven other European countries will study where and how microplastics are getting into the sea, how common it is and in which way it [...]


Cyber Hygiene Behaviour Needs Development and Better Advising

Humans being unaware of cyber related risks – such as, for example, clicking on a link on which they shouldn’t be clicking and thus potentially installing malware on [...]


Estonian researcher knows how to improve the uniform waste collection system

Source: pixabay.com Recently Monica Vilms defended her doctoral thesis “Waste handling management in city centres, low-density areas and small islands and its effect on formation of air emission” at [...]


Estonian Aviation Scientists Develop Remote Tower Center to Centralize the Air Traffic Services

The objective of air traffic control is to prevent collisions between aircraft in the air, on the maneuvering area of an aerodrome, and to expedite and maintain an [...]


TalTech electronics received a highly regarded USA patent approval for their novel impedance method

The research group of Thomas Johann Seebeck Department of Electronics of Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) received a patent for the invention of superfast impedance spectroscopy measurement technology [...]


The materials engineers are developing environmentally friendly materials for producing smart textiles

Recently the research article “A method for producing conductive graphene biopolymer nanofibrous fabrics by exploitation of an ionic liquid dispersant in electrospinning” written by the researchers of Tallinn [...]


Estonians Are Developing a Better World via Technology

SMENETE2 project is a collaboration project between two partners: Tallinn University of Technology (TalTech) and the Estonian SME Thinnect. It is an applied research project where TalTech scientists [...]


TalTech Researchers Help to Develop Societal Resilience to Disasters in Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Thailand

Due to different reasons – the wilderness of the natural environment, and the socio-demographic and economical situation – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Thailand are notably vulnerable to disasters. [...]


Estonians developed a smart barn

Smart barn at the SPARK demo area in Tartu. Author/source: Randel Kreitsberg In cooperation with scientists from the University of Tartu, the South Estonian organic farm, Koivakonnu, developed an [...]