Faculty of Science and Medicine

At the Faculty of Science and Medicine of the University of Fribourg, we teach the next generation of scientists and doctors, with a particular focus on life sciences, biomedicine, and nanomaterials. We train them to face the future challenges of our society.

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Ce n'est pas pour vous mettre la pression, mais... (part 2)

Pour cette expérience, il te faudra: la vigilance acérée de tes parents, 1 bouteille en pet assez rigide, 1 ballon (ou plusieurs mêmes!), des ciseaux ou alors 1 couteau, du scotch

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Dormice may have hibernated as early as 34 million years ago

In analysing rodent fossils, scientists from the Jurassica Museum in Porrentruy and the University of Fribourg funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation have come up with a novel hypothesis: hibernation…

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Mass extinction gave rise to modern tropical rainforests

Plant fossils reveal the devastating effect of the mass extinction at the end of the Cretaceous period, 66 million years ago, on tropical rainforests.

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