Three new PRIMA grants for female researchers at Unifr
Three researchers have been awarded the prestigious PRIMA funding from the Swiss National Science Foundation at Unifr. The PRIMA programme is aimed at woman researchers with high potential to become professors. Since its creation in 2018, the results at Unifr have been far above the Swiss average.
Photonics: a technology of the future at Unifr
Professor Frank Scheffold's group in the Department of Physics have recently published two major papers on the manipulation of light by materials, in the prestigious journals Physical Review Letters and…
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…
Milk tolerance has increased rapidly
Only a few of the bones from remains found on the oldest known battlefield in Europe show evidence of milk tolerance. Some 120 generations later, almost all people living in the same area are now able…