Category Archives: Medical sciences

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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Healthy Sleep Recipe: How, When, with Whom?

Neuroscientist Jaan Aru gives a recipe on how to make most of your sleep. Continue reading

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Why Speaking Languages Is Inspiring, Enjoyable, and Healthy

Cognitive neurolinguist Professor Edna Andrews examines the links between languages and the brain, the benefits of multilingualism, and the role of semiotics. Continue reading

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Genes and Culture that Make You Drink (Alcohol)

Neuropsychopharmacologist Jaanus Harro and ethnologist Aimar Ventsel shed light on the genetic and cultural aspects of alcohol consumption. Continue reading

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