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The pandemic made students extra creative, study shows
Professor Lili Milani, head of the Estonian Genome Centre at University of Tartu. Credit: Ekspress Meedia/Anni Õnneleid
Estonian Genome Centre team contributes to landmark stroke genetics paper
The unexpected discovery led to this unique wound dressing. Photo credit: Siim Lõvi
An Estonian startup is healing wounds with magic dust
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
Photo credit: Andero Kaju
Antibiotics are wearing out, but Estonians have a rescue plan 
China isn't a big economic player in Estonia, but it has other interests in this small European country. Photo credit: iStock
Estonia prepares for China’s growing influence
Professor Hannes Kollist. Photo credit: Renee Altrov
Breeding of drought-tolerant plants reduces food shortages
The conference day of EIT Digital was led by ERR journalist Johannes Tralla, who also interviewed the EIT Digital's Chairman of the Board, Linnar Viik. Photo credit: Harry Tiits
Europe’s most influential digital cluster EIT Digital opened a Baltic office in Tallinn
Photo credit: Renee Altrov
Achieving more together: Baltics ink agreement to support tech transfer, commercialization
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Homes made of rice ash under construction in Kenya thanks to Estonian scientists
This shiny and flexible layer of crystals could be the future solar panel, but for the moon. Photo credit: Ants Vill
There could be crystal solar panels built on the Moon one day
The researchers sampling Northern pike at Mullutu-Suurlaht on Saaremaa. Photo credit: Alfonso Diaz Suarez
Estonian study sheds light on Northern pike genetics
Rait Kanarbik brought his one-of-a-kind hydrogen-powered coffee machine to the Europe's biggest science festival ESOF this summer, creating a lot of buzz. Photo credit: Marian Männi
Free energy is here: this hydrogen-powered coffee machine proves it
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Estonian company uses bacteria to create green technologies for extraction of metals
The Estonian Biobank at the University of Tartu is one resource accessible to healthtech startups. Photo credit: Renee Altrov
Estonian universities, science parks launch Health Research Accelerator
Photo credit: Marian Männi
Green transition tempts Nordic countries with lithium fever
A farmer scanning the barcode to identify the organic vegetables. Photo credit: iStock
The future is vegetarian, and it’s coming fast
Photo credit: Tallinn University of Technology
The first doctoral thesis was defended at TalTech Virumaa College
Photo credit: Marian Männi
Estonian study gives hope of detecting cancer in blood samples
Opening of the conference. Speech by Marc Schiltz, President of Science Europe. Photo credit: Estonian Research Council
Conference spotlights research funding organizations’ changing role
ESOF Leiden 2022
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Everyday banking ensured the success of electronic identity
Opening of the conference. Speech by Marc Schiltz, President of Science Europe. Photo credit: Estonian Research Council
Estonian Research Council’s 10th anniversary
The conference organizers Pia Tikka and Elen Lotman on the stage of Maximus auditorium, Tallinn University. Photo credit: Piret Räni
Baltic conference on neurocinematics is the first of its kind

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