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.
Aquarium fishes are more aggressive in reduced environments, a new study finds
An angry glare from the family goldfish might not be the result of a missed meal, but a too-humble abode. Fish in a cramped, barren space turn mean, a study from Case Western Reserve University has found. Ornamental fishes ...
'The Scars of Human Evolution' briefing explores physical fallout from 2-footed walking
From sore feet to backaches, blame it on human evolution. "Because we are the only mammals to walk on two feet," says Bruce Latimer, an anthropologist from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine.
Can't relax? It's all in your mind: Research shows stopping a thought puts more strain on the brain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Turns out, relaxing is exhaustingwhich could by why so many people struggle to unplug from work during vacation.
Developing methods for building precise nanostructures
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have received a $540,000 federal grant to devise methods for building minute structures tailored to precisely deliver medicines to tumors or carry dyes that help imaging technologies ...
Environs prompt advantageous gene mutations as plants grow; changes passed to progeny
If a person were to climb a towering redwood and take a sample from the top and bottom of the tree, a comparison would show that the DNA are different.
Cheap catalyst made easy
Catalysts made of carbon nanotubes dipped in a polymer solution equal the energy output and otherwise outperform platinum catalysts in fuel cells, a team of Case Western Reserve University engineers has found.
Food for thought, er, well... Study finds brain wolfs energy to stop thinking
Ever wonder why it's such an effort to forget about work while on vacation or to silence that annoying song that's playing over and over in your head?
Researchers building foundation for heat-tolerant electronics
Case Western Reserve University is leading an international investigation of a finicky alternative to silicon-based electronics and its use in high temperatures or under radiation that would render traditional components ...
New research describes key function of enzyme involved in RNA processing
Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have identified a cellular mechanism that is critical in maintaining normal cell function.
A loose grip provides better chemotherapy
Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a little bomb that promises a big bang for cancer patients.