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Estonian Researchers Working On Developing Quick Blood Test For Detecting Pregnancy Complications

Estonian researchers are leading a translational research project in reproductive biomedicine with the aim to develop a quick blood test to predict, and, consequently, prevent pregnancy complications already [...]


Estonia Is Creating Its Virtual Museum of Natural History

It’s a mixture of both physical and virtual collections, bringing natural archives to everyone’s home, both in Estonia and elsewhere, as digital tools for archiving, analysing and sharing [...]


Physicists Gather in Estonia to Find New More Optimal Ways to Use the Power of Luminescence and Radiation

Recent work in this field concerns both medicine and security—it’s all about making detection more efficient and meeting societal challenges in a better manner.


How Do Children Manage Conflicts? A Young PhD Student Has The Answers.

Imagine a situation where children are fighting over toys, one is bullying another, two boys like the same girl or a teenager has to choose between a night [...]


Investigating the ancient past…in Latvia!?!?!

Estonians love an image of themselves as ancient forest people, but how would our neigbours Latvians define themselves?


Investigating waves on a swampy sea

The research group of Tarmo Soomere, professor at the Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of Technology, has so far been mainly engaged in the investigation of [...]


Summer truffles found first time in Estonia

This is the first time summer truffles have been found so far in the north. In addition to truffles, 59 other new species were discovered, while 60 top [...]


Salme boat remains – a unique arheozoological finding

In Northern Europe, boat burials were common both on the western and eastern coast of Finland, in different regions of Sweden, on the coast of Norway, on the [...]


Powder semiconductors in flexible solar cells – the brilliantly efficient solution in energy production

In cooperation with their spin-off company Crystalsol, the Department of Material Science in Tallinn University of Technology has become one of the pioneers in developing monograin powders and [...]


Professor Tambet Teesalu and the development of brain tumor penetrating peptides

A major problem in the therapy of solid tumors is the poor penetration of anti-cancer drugs into the tumor tissue and the infiltration of tumor cells. Professor Tambet [...]