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News Switzerland » Fribourg: Next-gen pacemakers will keep hearts beating with tech inspired by electric eels

News channel or source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/next-gen-pacemakers-keep-hearts-205507497.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Eels may one day help keep you alive. No, we’re not referencing the disappointing Gore Verbinski movie A Cure for Wellness, but rather research coming out of Switzerland’s University of Fribourg, where researchers have created a soft electric eel ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Foreigners Account For 80 Per Cent of Inmates in French-Speaking Swiss Prisons

News channel or source: http://www.breitbart.com/london/2018/02/22/foreigners-account-80-percent-inmates-french-speaking-swiss-prisons/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

Mr Walter claimed that the rate of foreign prisoners in the French-speaking part of Switzerland was 80 per cent ... “Even in the canton of Fribourg, young people, unsecured, fall into this trap, we must really fight against this phenomenon,” he ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Geneva to Zurich for half the price of a Swiss train

News channel or source: http://lenews.ch/2018/02/20/geneva-to-zurich-for-half-the-price-of-a-swiss-train/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Switzerland’s transport authority (OFT ... One is the connection between Vevey (assuming it stops there) and Fribourg, a weakness in Swiss Rail’s network affecting anyone travelling from south of Vevey to Fribourg and onwards. A journey of around ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Lausanne's Citycable joins netplus with 10%t share

News channel or source: https://www.telecompaper.com/news/lausannes-citycable-joins-netplus-with-10t-share--1232558
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Netplus.ch, an association of 12 operators from the French-speaking part of Switzerland, has announced the entry of ... Their products are available in the cantons of Fribourg, Valais and Vaud, and will now also be available in Lausanne.

News Switzerland » Fribourg: From Michigan State to Switzerland: Jim Slater's USA Hockey journey

News channel or source: https://www.lansingstatejournal.com/story/sports/college/msu/2018/02/12/michigan-state-jim-slaters-usa-hockey-rexrode/329031002/
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

He received the call that he was in consideration — no surprise there — and signed a one-year deal in July with HC Fribourg-Gotteron of Switzerland's National League. He played, devoted to proving himself and realizing his dream. He performed well for ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Former Jets centre Jim Slater thrilled former team is finding success

News channel or source: http://torontosun.com/sports/olympics/former-jets-centre-jim-slater-thrilled-former-team-is-finding-success/wcm/c873c426-739f-44cf-8d58-48c51b8f52e3
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

The former Winnipeg Jets centre, who now plays professionally in Switzerland, will play for Team USA in the ... Swiss National League and played two years there before moving on to Fribourg this season. It was a big sacrifice just to keep playing the ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Where to enjoy carnival in Switzerland this year

News channel or source: https://www.thelocal.ch/20180209/where-to-enjoy-carnival-in-switzerland-this-year
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

A newer festival on the block, Fribourg’s Carnaval des Bolzes will celebrate its ... Guggen bands and decorative floats. A must-visit in eastern Switzerland, St Gallen's Fasnacht sees the Guggen play on stages throughout the beautiful streets of the ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Electric eel-inspired batteries could power life-long pacemakers

News channel or source: https://www.newscientist.com/article/2161473-electric-eel-inspired-batteries-could-power-life-long-pacemakers/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

To create this power, Anirvan Guha at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland and his colleagues used thousands of hydrogels spread across a thin, pliable surface in evenly-spaced bubbles and then … To continue reading this premium article, subscribe ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: MOAD MDC Presents Mexican Theater Collective Teatro Ojo In Disorganizing Mimesis

News channel or source: https://www.broadwayworld.com/miami/article/MOAD-MDC-Presents-Mexican-Theater-Collective-Teatro-Ojo-In-Disorganizing-Mimesis-20180220
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Teatro Ojo's most important projects include the installation Xipe Tótec, Ponte en Mi Pellejo (Put Yourself in My Shoes), at the 2012 Belluard Bollwerk International Festival, Fribourg, Switzerland; and Lo Que Viene (Forthcoming), a stage project at El ...

News Switzerland » Fribourg: Former Spartan ice hockey players represent MSU in PyeongChang

News channel or source: http://statenews.com/article/2018/02/former-spartan-hockey-player-jim-slater-represents-msu-in-pyeongchang
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

He’s currently playing for HC Fribourg-Gottéron in Switzerland. Before the Olympics, the 35-year-old represented Team USA in 2002 for the U.S. National Junior Team and in 2006 and 2012 for the Men’s National Team. To Slater, playing in the Olympics ...