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GEOSCIENCES

Ice volume calculated anew

An international team with researchers of the University of Fribourg has provided a new estimate for the glacier ice volume all around the world, excluding the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets. Their…

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CANCER

Using the immune system to put cancerous cells to sleep

Researchers at the University of Fribourg have shown that chemotherapy used in the treatment of breast cancer can activate the immune system in such a way as to put tumour cells to sleep, thus reducing…

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ENVIRONMENT

Scientists identify 66 future alien species that pose the greatest threat to European biodiversity

Scientists have identified 66 alien plant and animal species that are not yet established in the EU region, but if introduced would be most likely to pose a threat to biodiversity and ecosystems.

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