Case Western Reserve University was formed in 1967 with the merger of Case Institute of Technology (1880) and Western Reserve University (1826). Case Western Reserve University is a high-caliber private university located in the Cleveland, Ohio area. The current undergraduate and graduate schools have a total of less than 10,000 students. Noteworthy achievements include the medical school for patient care and research, the Biomedical Engineering Department, the Case School of Engineering, and is credited with developing the first artificial human chromosomes among its discoveries.
One world, one sound
The world is composed of multiple languages, cultures, races and religions, but among this diversity our eyes see, it is possible that the world is more united through our ears.
Radiation from Japan detected in Cleveland
A researcher at Case Western Reserve University has detected tiny amounts of Iodine 131 from Japan in rainwater collected from the roof of a campus building.
Horse behavior in the field
A nudge from the nose of a free-roaming zebra, or towering, 2,500-pound Clydesdale draft horse, might send others running.
The unlikely role of private enterprise in managing global environmental preservation
Business gets blasted for not only ignoring the world's environmental problems, but for contributing to them. But a new book by Case Western Reserve University political scientist Jessica F. Green explains how private firms, ...
Coaching with compassion can 'light up' human thoughts (w/ Video)
Coaching happens just about everywhere, and every day, with learning as the goal. Effective coaching can lead to smoothly functioning organizations, better productivity and potentially more profit. In classrooms, better student ...
A heart beats to a different drummer (w/ Video)
Love, exercise and, new research shows, an infrared laser can make a heart beat faster. Scientists at Case Western Reserve University and Vanderbilt University found that pulsed light can pace contractions in an avian embryonic ...
Seedlings thrive with distant relatives, seeds with close family
A variety of plant seedlings suffer most from competition when planted with close relatives, and grow best when planted alongside distant relatives in field soils, researchers from Case Western Reserve University and the ...
Neuroscientists uncover possible basis of short-term memory
Ben W. Strowbridge, PhD, associate professor of neuroscience and physiology/biophysics, and Phillip Larimer, PhD, a MD/PhD student in the neurosciences graduate program at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, ...
Scientists discover 'smart' insulin molecule
For millions of Americans with Type-2 diabetes and inject insulin to control diabetes (with onset typically in adulthood) the associated risk of cancer is of increasing concern. Studies have demonstrated that obesity and ...
Gem of an idea: A flexible diamond-studded electrode implanted for life
(PhysOrg.com) -- Diamonds adorning tiaras to anklets are treasures but these gemstones inside the body may prove priceless.