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Gas Plasma May Help Cure Cancer in the Future
Astronaut in space
Microbial Treatment applied to Soviet Astronauts May Also Be Useful Today
Photo credit: Unsplash, Jonathan Borba
Silence Is Not Golden: Interactive Talk Promotes Children’s Speech Development
Employees of the University of Tartu Autonomous Driving Lab and Bolt representatives at the presentation of the lab’s test car running the Tallinn demo track. Photo credit: Mathis Bogens/Bolt
UT and Bolt expand collaboration to develop IT solutions for self-driving vehicles
Imagine if you could choose to feel soft as a cloud one moment and hard as a rock the next. This research project proved it's possible. Photo credit: Iris Kivisalu and the authors of the project
This Smart Dress Will Play With Your Mind
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In the Future, Marine Pollution Could Be Monitored by Drones Looking Like Seaweed
Seminar about Estonian research for Estonian diplomats
Professor of Cryptography Dominique Unruh (on the left) and Dan Bogdanov, Head of the Information Security Research Institute at Cybernetica. Photos: Anni Suvi and Jake Farra
University of Tartu and Cybernetica cooperate to study quantum-safe cryptography
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Innovative Coatings Clean the Air of Harmful Viruses and Bacteria
CoTrack uses a facial recognition programme to detect students’ emotions and collects data on the written and oral contributions to group work. Photo credit: Unsplash, Alexis Brown
New Smart Assistant Notices Idlers and Enhances Group Work Among Students
Virtual model of the hemimandible Tagliente2. In the latter, the presenceo of cementoma is visible (in red). Credit: G. Oxilia
Recolonization of Europe after the last ice age started earlier than previously thought
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Pharmaceutical researchers create new research-based food supplements
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The Future Will Bring Yellow Mealworms, House Crickets and Grasshoppers to the Table
PHOTO: Jaak Vilo, head of the Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu. CREDIT: Henry Narits
University of Tartu’s Jaak Vilo on Meeting Estonia, and the World’s, Computer Science Needs
Photo credit: Unsplash, Manny Becerra
Photovoltaic Glass Makes Windows a Source of Electricity
As people are getting their COVID-19 vaccinations, the airports will be soon buzzing. For many, though, the future will bring even more isolation. Photo credit: Pixabay
Vaccine passports will end the lockdown, but not for everyone
Beetles. Photo credit: Estonian University of Life Sciences
Breakthrough in plant protection: RNAi pesticides affect only one pest species
Photo credit: Unsplash, Kristyn Lapp
Researchers are Looking for the Key to Making Estonian Cows Happy
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New Study Explores Clinical Genetics Services in Estonia, Finland, and the Netherlands
Small scale model of ITER.
University of Tartu scientists develop materials for future fusion reactor
Photo credit: Unsplash, Zbynek Burival
Study: All Measures of Green Growth are Politically Skewed
The ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba; photo: Marzena P), the western gorilla (Gorilla gorilla; photo: Philip Kromer), the gharial (Gavialis gangeticus; photo: Jonathan Zander), the European sturgeon (Acipenser sturio; photo: Hans Braxmeier) and the Andean condor (Vultur gryphus; photo: Emilio del Prado) are classified as species in danger of extinction by IUCN. These species exhibit peculiar functional traits such as large size, long lifespan, and late sexual maturity (All photos CC-BY-SA)
Functional consequences of global biodiversity loss guide future nature conservation
Men who carry a certain subtype of the Y chromosome could be more likely to experience genetic Y chromosome mutations that lead to low sperm count. Photo credit: Canva
Large study by Estonian researchers identified new genetic link to male infertility
Tsilk relieves nasal congestion, throat irritation and dry throat, clears the nasal cavity of excess mucus and protects it from infection. Photo credit: Canva
University of Tartu researchers helped to turn Estonian medical mineral water into a nasal and throat spray

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