Category Archives: Estonia

What is the true ancient Estonian food?

Every nation and region has its own pride in the culinary field – such as a historically developed favorite or a trademark-status edible article. What would be the Estonians’ so-called “own” food? The first thing to come into most people’s … Continue reading

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Lego Animation: My Personal Journey Through Leaf Angles

Jan Pisek from Tartu Observatory has created a Lego stop-motion animation to describe the measuring of leaves, needed to predict the productivity of forests. Continue reading

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Five intriguing thoughts from psychologist Andero Uusberg

Psychologist Andero Uusberg discusses the state of flow, mindfulness, handling of tasks, social media, and honesty. Continue reading

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Twins Ege and Efe in the steps of Baer and Pirogov

Read and listen to the interview with Ege and Efe Ergür from Turkey, the first-year medical students at the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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My life story: 23 academic degrees and 239 gold medals

Robert W. McGee has earned 23 academic degrees throughout his life. One of them is from the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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What are Estonians like?

University of Tartu psychologists describe a typical Estonian: What is her character and mood like, how much she eats and drinks. Continue reading

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The usefulness of medicinal plants is more than folktales

Find out the scientifically proven medicinal effect of juniper, peppermint, birch leaves, and linden tree blossoms. Continue reading

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