Category Archives: Medical sciences

Less Is More: The Modern Working Environment Paralyses The Brain

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru explains how to get the most out of your brain. The lesson here is: forget multitasking! Continue reading

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Rait Ratasepp: Introducing Estonian Ultratriathlon to the World

The geaduate of the University of Tartu Rait Ratasepp describes the mental and physical efforts that are needed in order to be a successful ultra-athlete. Continue reading

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Preventing a Cold Starts With Washing Your Hands

Associate Professor in Family Medicine Marje Oona explains why we become ill and how can we protect ourselves from colds. Continue reading

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A Discovery Puts the Brakes on a Cancer-Inducing Virus

A freshly defended PhD thesis outlines novel inhibitors of the cancer-inducing human papillomavirus. Continue reading

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Genetic Mutation Influences Mental Disorders and Alcohol Addiction

Tartu brain scientists discovered a genetic mutation that influences mental disorders and alcohol addiction. Continue reading

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Looking For an Alarm Clock for Bacteria

Scientists shed light on bacterial behaviour – essential knowledge for beating diseases. Continue reading

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100 Seconds on Addiction

Professor of Psychophysiology Jaanus Harro explains how addiction takes control of the brain. Continue reading

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