Newly Formed PolymerPlus Emerges from Layered Polymers Research at CWRU
(PhysOrg.com) -- A spin-off venture with its roots in advanced polymers research at Case Western Reserve University has been established, aiming to commercialize polymer technology.
Testing lifestyle changes to improve health for people with HIV infections
Between the demands of work, family and friends, many women find health takes a back seat. Women with HIV are no exception.
Dealing with the unexpected
To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn't part of the equation.
How to identify dirty money
Global standards for preventing money laundering and terrorism financing have come under heat after substantial evidence has shown they do not work.
Research shows regenerative benefit of MultiStem after spinal cord injury
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and Athersys, Inc. announced a joint scientific study on spinal cord injury will be published today in the January issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. The study, by lea ...
Helping others helps alcoholics stay on the road to recovery, study shows
Participating in community service activities and helping others is not just good for the soul; it has a healing effect that helps alcoholics and other addicts become and stay sober, a researcher from Case Western Reserve ...
Unshackled from earthly roles, women become 'space oddities'
Fifty-four years after the first screen portrayal of a human woman in space -- in the 1929 German movie Woman in the Moon -- the first female American astronaut, Sally Ride, took a real-life trip into space.
Mathematicians from more than a dozen countries will gather at Case Western Reserve University next week to discuss the theoretical world of high dimensions.
Dentists could soon have an additional tool to help ward off tooth decay
Researchers from the Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine are testing a resin polymer designed to infiltrate tooth enamel to seal and stop the spread of tooth decay.
Building custom materials using nature's prized secrets
The tip of a squid's beak is harder than most metals but the end closest to the animal's mouth is a fleshy 100 times softer.
Mimicking fish and tailoring radar to warn of bridge peril
Floods cut down more bridges than fire, wind, earthquakes, deterioration, overloads and collisions combined, costing lives and hundreds of millions of dollars in damage.
Detecting depression in caretakers of mentally ill adults
A diagnostic test of eight short questions designed by Jaclene Zauszniewski from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University can be used to detect depressive thinking patterns that lead to ...
Researchers uncover recipe for controlling carbon nanotubes
(PhysOrg.com) -- Carbon nanotubes hold promise for delivering medicine directly to a tumor; acting as sensors so keen they detect the arrival or departure of a single electron; replacing costly platinum in ...
Developing blanket protection from wildfires
Case Western Reserve University and NASA researchers are looking for the right material, the right design, the right thickness and the right weight for a new fire-resistant blanket. To protect houses.