Category Archives: Medical sciences

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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My gold rush in science

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

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Why you should be cautious about antibiotics: The case of Estonia

The research shows that the rate of antibiotic consumption in Estonia has been relatively low, but is on the rise. Continue reading

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How do embryos talk?

A University of Tartu researcher explains how he and his colleagues study embryo-maternal communication. Continue reading

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The thousands of lives you lived

There is a world of wonder inside us and its home is in almost every cell our body carries. ( Well, I say ‘almost’ because apart from your cells, there are more than 100 trillion microorganisms that live inside you?) … 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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Genomic Study: Indian Rors Have Roots in West Eurasia

A new genomic study highlights the closeness of the Ror and Jat Indian population groups to populations residing west of India, including modern Europe. Continue reading

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