Case Western Reserve University

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.

Mar 22, 2011 5 / 5 (8) 2 | with audio podcast

The Achilles' heel of tendons

Tendons are the body's marionette strings, connecting bones to muscles that raise an eyebrow or propel us into a full run. That is, until an unusually forceful or awkward pull on the strings leaves us with a sprain, strain ...

Sep 21, 2010 4.8 / 5 (4) 3 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Apr 12, 2010 4.2 / 5 (6) 2 | with audio podcast