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Author Archives: Piret Pappel
Even when there’s enough food, continuously warmer winters may make the ringed seal extinct. Such is the gloomy conclusion made by Mart Jüssi, a seal biologist at the University of Tartu, in his freshly defended doctoral thesis. Continue reading
Men’s slender body is even more enticing to women than an alpha-male face, according to a study published in the Royal Society B journal and co-authored by Indrikis Krams, a visiting professor at the University of Tartu. Continue reading
A major international study figured out that individuals with a certain variant of the ABCC9 gene had half an hour more sleep on average than those with another variant, and one European in five has this bit of DNA. Continue reading
Researchers have found that the Estonians and Indians who can digest lactose share a common ancestor that walked the Earth about 7500 years ago. The study was published in the “Molecular Biology and Evolution” journal. Continue reading