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From left to right: Regina-Nino Mion, Professor Olaf Mertelsmann, Maarja Kruusmaa, Professor Steffen Manfred Noe, Harry Kattai, and Katrin Pihor at Paide Opinion Festival. Photo credit: Estonian Research Council, Karina Auli.
Finding the right balance: academics discuss role of foreign scientists at Opinion Festival
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A large-scale study gives an idea of the genetic risks associated with an infection with the coronavirus
Kaija Põhako-Esko, an associate professor of materials chemistry at the University of Tartu. Photo credit: Kaup Kikkas
Estonian researchers helped create a printable biodegradable supercapacitor
Sanna, one of many cows who help to produce the anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibody nasal spray at the farm of Estonian University of Life Sciences. Photo credit: Marian Männi
Estonians are fighting the pandemic with cow’s milk
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Seagrass-beds act as hotspots for accumulated microplastic
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Acidic pH enhances butyrate production from pectin by faecal microbiota
Piunde lake (3800 masl) on Mt Wilhelm (Simbu province). Photo credit: F.-X. R./Post-processing S.P.)
Papua New Guineans show signs of biological adaptations to altitude
Results confirmed that obesity is associated with several personality traits. Photo credit: Unsplash, Diana Polekhina
Does personality influence body weight or vice versa?
Baltic Herring. Photo credit: University of Tartu
European SEAwise Project to Make Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management Operational
Prof Sille Pihlak at the bachelor degree jury of the interior architecture department at the Estonian Academy of Arts. Photo credit: Tõnu Tunnel
Estonian architect is looking for the perfect wooden lego blocks
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Digital twins compete for energy efficiency
Abel Polese speaking at Maldives National University. Photo credit: personal collection
New European-Asian Project to Study Pandemic’s Impact on Asian Informal Employment
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University of Tartu researchers continue to study coronavirus strains circulating in Estonia
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Self-Destructive Mutant Mosquitoes May Save the World from Insecticides
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Novel associations between genetics and vitamin B12 deficiency with an autoimmune etiology
Instead of eating mostly farm-grown salmon, scientists recommend eating smaller fish at the end of the food chain when it comes to the Baltic Sea. Photo credit: Piotr Wawrzyniuk
The Baltic Sea is recovering with the help of scientists
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Corona Crisis Increased the Amount of Plastic Waste in the World
Professor in Natural Language Processing Mark Fišel (on the left) and Pekka Myllylä, Managing Director of Tilde Eesti. Photos: University of Tartu
University of Tartu and Tilde take Estonian machine translation to a new level
Viru test site using the Canadian peat moss application method (right) and control patch (left) where not used. Photo credit: Tallinn University
Restored peatlands store carbon and mitigate climate change
Lili Milani, head of the Estonian Genome Centre and a Professor at Institute of Genomics, University of Tartu. Photo credit: Anni Õnneleid, Ekspress Meedia
Estonian Genome Center Contributing to Multiple Nordic Research Projects
TalTech's Tauno Otto (center) with the university's Smart Industry Centre's research group. Photo credit: TalTech.
TalTech to Take Part in CERN-Led Accelerator Innovation Project
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40 top scientists call on the WHO to mandate new standards in order to combat airborne spread of viruses indoors
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Estonian Team Set to Develop Microscale Fuel Cells to Power Small Devices
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Vibrios and climate change: Can nature-based methods mitigate the potential threat in the Baltic Sea?

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