Fribourg Center for Nanomaterials

When successful research is turned into useful products with more functions, which use less material to build, less energy to operate and create less waste at the end, the quality of life and health of the public will be improved.



Step towards a medical treatment of the deleterious effects of Down syndrome

A team of researchers at the University of Fribourg has found evidence for a mechanism that contributes to the impaired metabolism of individuals with Down syndrome. Their organism seems poisoned by an…

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Sur les traces d'une civilisation oubliée à Madagascar

Depuis début août, une équipe de géologues et d'archéologues dirigée par le professeur Vincent Serneels, est en mission de recherche dans le nord-est de Madagascar.

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Clean-up cells struggle to eliminate persistent particles

Cells cannot clear certain nanoparticles (NPs) according to recent research published by Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) researchers in the journal ACS Nano. These NPs are considered persistent, and their…

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