Category Archives: Natural and exact sciences

Marta Tarkanovskaja: How To Get a Nobel Prize

Doctoral student Marta Tarkanovskaja describes what it was like to meet and talk with the Nobel Laureates during the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting 2016. Continue reading

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Was the Moth Really Attracted to Cristiano Ronaldo’s Tears?

Find out if Ronaldo’s moth was attracted to the footballer’s tears or came to offer friendship and consolation. Continue reading

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Does Frequent Lawn Trimming Reduce Species Richness?

University of Tartu Botany Professor Meelis Pärtel comments on how frequent lawn trimming influences species richness. Continue reading

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Estonian Ecologists Debate in the Pages of Science

Arko Olesk writes about a discussion between Estonian scientists that recently took place on the pages of Science magazine. Continue reading

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3 PhDs from India: We Love Estonian Christmas

Listen to 3 PhDs from India discussing their scientific journeys, food, climate, and more. Continue reading

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The Evolution Behind Refugee Intolerance

Animal ecologist Tuul Sepp explains the evolutionary background of intolerance towards strangers. Continue reading

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What Is the Origin of the Slavs?

An extensive genome-scale study confirms that the “Slavicization” of Europe was about linguistic rather than genetic transformation. Continue reading

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