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.



«En Suisse, une plante sur trois risque de disparaître»

Jusqu'en automne 2021, le Jardin botanique de l'Université de Fribourg présente l'exposition en plein air «Trésor végétal: comment sauvegarder nos plantes menacées». Interview du Professeur Gregor Kozlowski,…

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Plants ready to defend themselves

Plastic nanoparticles can be absorbed by plants in a similar manner to inert metal or metal oxide particles, suggesting that defense mechanisms that could protect them evolved in plants long before the…

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Humans, not climate, have driven rapidly rising mammal extinction rate

Human impact can explain ninety-six percent of all mammal species extinctions of the last hundred thousand years, according to a new study led by Professor Daniele Silvestro at the University of Fribourg…

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FriMat Day 2019

Congrats to Dedy Septiadi, winner of the 2019 FriMat day