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.
Turning agents of disease into tools for health and better living
Viruses that attack plants, insects, mammals and bacteria are proving effective platforms for delivering medicines and imaging chemicals to specific cells in the body, as building blocks for tiny battery electrodes and computer ...
From the rustbelt: An iron-based flow battery
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are mixing cheap and plentiful iron in benign solutions to create a flow battery essentially an unwrapped battery that can be scaled up to hold and supply electricity ...
U.S. auto supply chain at a crossroads: study
A troubled but enduring automotive supply chain in the United States can become stronger if a more collaborative strategy can gain wider acceptance, a research team at Case Western Reserve University has determined.
CWRU awarded grant to build battery for smart grid, renewables
A Department of Energy agency that funds high-risk, high-payoff research, has awarded engineers at Case Western Reserve University $567,805 to develop a "rustbelt" battery with unprecedented flexibility and utility.
Look out for hidden trans fat in trans fat-free food
Think twice before you bust open that bag of chips-you could be eating more trans fat than you think, thanks to a loophole in FDA food labeling laws.
The rise and fall of the Bible illuminates the text's unexpected history
Christians have a buying penchant for Bibles, but Case Western Reserve University religious studies professor Timothy Beal finds "the Word" gets lost between popular culture appeals and value add-ons that tell people how ...
Apes shed pounds while doubling calories, researcher finds
In the U.S., even zoo gorillas need to switch to a heart-healthy diet.
Researchers identify new biomarker for Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, the human form of mad cow disease
Neena Singh, MD, PhD and colleagues at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified the first disease-specific biomarker for sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (sCJD), a universally fatal, degenerative ...
Lake Erie wind farm proposal wins $4 million in federal funding
A regional team including researchers from Case Western Reserve has won $4 million to design a wind farm in Lake Erie – along with the possibility they can compete for $46 million more to build it.
Discovery finds cancer drugs offer new hope for Crohn's disease and sarcoidosis
A new finding out in the December 1st issue of Genes & Development offers insight into a new treatment avenue for two painful inflammatory diseases: Crohn's Disease and sarcoidosis.