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Gallery: A self-driving bus starts operating in Tallinn

A driverless bus is now connecting the end-of-the-line tram stop and the Kumu Art Museum in Kadriorg, one of the most picturesque areas in the Estonian capital, Tallinn. The Tallinn Transport Authority and Tallinn University of Technology are piloting a self-driving bus within the project Sohjoa Baltic, with Estonia, Finland, …

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VIDEO: Bill Clinton sends Estonia good wishes on the 25th anniversary of Russian troop withdrawal

Bill Clinton, a former US president who helped negotiate the withdrawal of the Russian troops from Estonia in 1994, congratulated the country in a video greeting. Clinton played a key role in convincing Boris Yeltsin, the late Russian president, to sign an agreement with Estonia for the withdrawal of the …

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An Estonian study: Enough calcium intake in adolescence prevents obesity in adulthood

Scientists from the University of Tartu studied whether sufficient calcium intake in adolescent boys prevents obesity in adulthood. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. Obesity and overweightness during childhood and adolescence are significant risk factors fostering the development of insulin resistance already in adolescence, and type 2 …

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An Estonian-Finnish study: The fear of trying unfamiliar foods could be bad for your health

Food neophobia or the fear of trying new, unfamiliar foods unknown to a person might indicate a propensity for a one-sided diet and consequently for contracting various nutritional and metabolic diseases, a joint research conducted by scientists from the University of Tartu and the University of Helsinki found. This article …

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An Estonian research: Global warming can be assessed by studying the clouds

A study, led by the Estonian scientist, Velle Toll, and published in Nature, the world’s most cited scientific journal, revealed that cleaning up the air from pollution does not accelerate global warming to the extent feared so far. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. Velle Toll, a senior research …

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Estonia celebrates the day of restoration of independence

On 20 August 1991, Estonia declared formal independence during the Soviet military coup attempt in Moscow, reconstituting the pre-1940 state; every year, 20 August is celebrated as the day of Restoration of Independence.* In the evening of 20 August 1991, Estonian politicians declared the nation’s independence – even as Soviet tanks were rolling through the countryside to …

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English-language discussions at the Estonian Opinion Festival

The annual Opinion Festival again takes place in its traditional place right in the heart of Estonia – the town of Paide; the main theme in 2019 is “Future” and the festival features several English-language panels. During the two days, from 9-10 August, there will be plenty of discussions taking …

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How Estonian gene scientists are finding links between past and future

Estonian gene scientists are punching above their weight globally – Mait Metspalu and Kristiina Tambets from the Institute of Genomics at the University of Tartu give an insight to their work. This article is published in collaboration with Research in Estonia. By Sven Paulus. The outstanding research results from the Institute of …

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