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Animal ecologist Tuul Sepp explains the evolutionary background of intolerance towards strangers. Continue reading
I’m a Mobilitas-funded post-doc in Tartu University, working in the lab of Tanel Tenson in the Institute of Technology. I write a blog about my research, and I’ve been kindly invited to write a guest post for the UT blog. … Continue reading
Estonian women outlive men by 11 years – but why? Sociologists and demographers point to self-destructive behaviours in men, as well as their greater risk of contracting heart disease, but they overlook the underlying causes of these woes. Peeter Hõrak, Professor in Physiological Ecology of Animals at the University of Tartu, puts this phenomenon in the context of the theory of sexual selection. Continue reading