chemistry and molecular biology

"The key issue in reducing the environmental impact of the global economy is how to move from carbon mining to carbon recycling," says Valgepea. Credit: Andres Tennus
European research grant facilitates production of valuable fuels and chemicals using microbial cell factories
This year, seven researchers from Estonian universities made it to the top of the science world. Photo credit: Patrik Tamm
Here’s advice from the top talent in the science world
Hedvig Tamman, associate professor of genetics at the University of Tartu. Photo: Private collection
University of Tartu researcher receives prestigious grant to study the arms race between bacteria and viruses
PFAS and many other micropollutants from factories and our homes often end up transferred to the local wastewater treatment plants, which are not currently equipped with sufficient technologies to keep these pollutants from ending in nature. Photo credit: Ivan Pandura/Unsplash
The environmental chemists at the University of Tartu take the micropollutants out of wastewater
Instrumental analysis laboratory focuses on the chemical properties of a wide range of plants.
Photo: Pille-Riin Laanet
Estonian researchers fight Lyme disease with local herbs
Jürgen Tuvikene
Bioinformatics offers an opportunity to defeat cancer and brain diseases
Jekaterina Sydorenko and her lab team invented glass that can be more than just beautiful. Photo credit: Taltech
This rainbow glass kills pollutants in the air
The Moscheles Lock, authenticated by the study, with inscription by former owner Ignaz Moscheles. 
Image credit: Ira F. Brilliant Center for Beethoven Studies, San Jose State University. (Under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International license).
Beethoven’s genome offers clues to composer´s health and family history
Photo is illustrative. Photo credit: Unsplash / Becca Tapert
More factors affect women’s fertility than is believed
This little machine in a glass box can clean the air of bad gasses. Built by project manager Jürgen-Martin Assafrei (left), and the CEO and founder of RedoxNRG, Nadezda Kongi. Photo credit: Marian Männi
Scientists pull CO2 from the air to make fuel
Professor Hannes Kollist. Photo credit: Renee Altrov
Breeding of drought-tolerant plants reduces food shortages
Photo credit: Meelis Härmas, Laura Kalder
Doctoral dissertation lays a firmer foundation for future studies of carbon materials
Photo credit: Unsplash, Diana Polekhina
Dissertation helps to find fake drugs and food allergens
Photo credit: Toolbox Estonia, Renee Altrov
A genetic study revealed the causes behind the side effects of infertility treatment
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Innovative Coatings Clean the Air of Harmful Viruses and Bacteria
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University of Tartu Research Project Sheds Light on Gut Microbiome Diversity
Photo credit: Unsplash, Karim Manjra
TalTech chemists investigate recycling of cement bypass dust and CO2
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Scientists’ discovery is paving the way for novel ultrafast quantum computers
Photo credit: Unsplash, Nastya Dulhiier
Smart designer cells are beneficial in drug development as well as in environmental monitoring
From left to right: Ragn Sells circular solutions Project Manager Alar Saluste, Research Fellow in Geology Martin Liira, Junior Research Fellow of Geology Kristjan Leben, Researcher Riho Mõtlep and Drilling Department Manager at Steiger Meelis Peetris. Source: OSA Service AS
Oil shale ash – a novel source of calcium carbonate
Filtration ponds. Photo credit: UnspIash, Ivan Bandura
Estonian researchers: wastewater reveals the actual spread of the coronavirus
Researchers at TalTech Laboratory of Environmental Technology
TalTech environmental scientists’ new ozonation method treats water from antibiotic residues
Photo credit: Unsplash, CDC
Researchers from Umeå and Tartu develop smart solutions to fight infections
Professor Rando Tuvikene. Photo Credit: Tallinn University
Researchers look to saccharides for a breakthrough in the battle against coronavirus

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