Category Archives: Research

How to reduce the workload of healthcare workers using robots

University of Tartu roboticists are working on hospital robots that will minimise the contact between staff and patients and thereby lower the risk of infection during virus outbreaks. Continue reading

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3 myths about conspiracy theories

University of Tartu semioticians Mari-Liis Madisson and Andreas Ventsel highlight three myths related to conspiracy theories. Continue reading

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How to design effective drugs against neurodegeneration

Fresh PhD Larisa Ivanova writes about designing effective drugs against neurodegeneration, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis. Continue reading

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What Belarusian people joke about

Anastasiya Fiadotava writes about the jokes that Belarusian people make about their families and politics. Continue reading

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How healthy the Baltic Sea and its fish are

Ecotoxicologist Randel Kreitsberg writes about the health of the Baltic Sea and its fish (that by the way, also get cancer). Continue reading

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My gold rush in science

Brain researcher Jaan Aru describes his scientific gold rush. Continue reading

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How important is “web spinning” in science

Animal ecologist Tuul Sepp shares her experience on the importance of networking in science. Continue reading

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