A beetle against allergies
Hardly any other plant is as allergenic as Ambrosia. But now there is a glimmer of hope - thanks to an accidentally introduced beetle. A study, in which the University of Fribourg was a participant, has shown that a natural enemy of the weed can relieve more than two million European allergy sufferers of their symptoms.
Unifr researchers in Horizonte, the magazine of the SNSF
Three research programmes at Unifr have been the topic of articles in the Horizonte magazine of the Swiss National Science Foundation
Predatory dinosaur Spinosaurus: Not just a pretty face
A primeval giant with a low, elongated skull? That doesn't quite correspond to our typical image of a predatory dinosaur. However, a preliminary examination of the inner structures of a Spinosaur skull…
European research project - predicting tomorrow's fashion
Imagine a clever computer which could explore the internet, then predict next year's fashion in clothing. Who would be interested in such a software? For one, Zalando, the largest online European clothing…