Category Archives: Medical sciences

What’s the Secret of the Slim?

How do some people stay slim? What’s different about their behaviour? Psychologists look into the success formulas of slim people to help those worried about their excess weight. Continue reading

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Europeans and Indians Share a Light-Skinned Ancestor

Find out how the lighter skin colour of Europeans and many Indians has been inherited from an ancestor living somewhere in the Middle East or Central Asia 20,000 years ago. Continue reading

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Personalised Medicine: What’s in It for You?

Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a preventive double mastectomy was based on genetic testing, which is the basis of personalised medicine. Learn more about personalised medicine and how you can benefit from it. Continue reading

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Solving the Problem of Consciousness

You are a very complicated machine, yet you don’t feel like that – it feels like something to be you. Neuroscientist Jaan Aru looks into how the neural machinery of the brain produces conscious experience. Continue reading

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4 New Recipes for Becoming a Top Researcher

Find out the 4 new recipes on how to become a top researcher, shared by the UT Professor of Experimental Psychology Jüri Allik who belongs to the top 1 per cent of the world’s most-cited scientists in his field. Continue reading

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7 Recipes for Becoming a Top Researcher

Read the 7 recipes on how to become a top researcher, kindly shared by the UT Professor of Experimental Psychology Jüri Allik who belongs to the top 1 per cent of the world’s most-cited scientists in his field. Continue reading

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Where Do the European Romani (Gypsies) Come From?

Researching paternal genetic lineage, scientists of the Estonian Biocentre made it possible to more precisely identify the historical homeland of Romani (Gypsies), who now live in Europe as nomads. Continue reading

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