Research @unifr

The University of Fribourg is committed to excellence in research and teaching, and takes pride in a truly interdisciplinary spirit. There are a total of five faculties, with activities spanning the entire research spectrum, as well as numerous cross-faculty and interdisciplinary projects.

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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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Two successes for research on strange fluids

Not quite solid, but not really liquid either: viscous fluids are commonly found in cosmetics, washing products or paints. They possess a combination of liquid and solid-like properties. Although we use…

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Nocturnal moth displays dynamic wing coloration

Animals that are active at night are thought to rely on senses other than vision, but a new study led by researchers from the University of Western Australia and the Adolphe Merkle Institute (AMI) at the…

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Welcome to UNIFR

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