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Women perform less well than men: at the core of an illusion

For the same level of performance, a woman is still judged to be less competent than a man, notably in areas which are stereotypically masculine. The University of Fribourg has taken part in a European…

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In Greenland, global warming is intensifying the runoff of meltwater towards the ocean

An international team of researchers, including Horst Machguth of the University of Fribourg, has shown that global warming promotes the formation and expansion of of ice slabs embedded within the arctic…

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Two types of stem cells as the root cause of breast cancer

A research team of the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg has shown that breast cancers comprise not one, but two distinct groups of stem cells - an important discovery for the…

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