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Walmart, as Channeled Through the Egyptian Book of the Dead, Proves Fertile Ground for Fiction


Like its Egyptian namesake, The Walmart Book of the Dead contains spells and illustrations (albeit as descriptive passages), using them to craft a loose narrative in short chapters centered around a different character; there's a shoplifter, circuit...
25-Sep-2017 8:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

MRI Contrast Agent Locates and Distinguishes Aggressive From Slow-Growing Breast Cancer


A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent being tested by researchers at Case Western Reserve University not only pinpoints breast cancers at early stages but differentiates between aggressive and slow-growing types.
25-Sep-2017 5:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Spider Silk, Sea Cucumber Skin, Squid Beak and Pine Cones as Models For "Soft-Sided" Robots?


With a new $5.5 million, five-year federal grant, a Case Western Reserve University researcher is leading an international team to develop functional materials inspired by some of the most desirable substances found in nature. The bioinspired...
21-Sep-2017 9:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Testing the Digital Delivery of Ways to Reduce MS-Related Fatigue Nets $4.9 Million Award


With geographic barriers limiting treatment options for many people with multiple sclerosis (MS) , a Case Western Reserve University researcher will use a new $4.9 million award to test online- and teleconference-based adaptations of methods that...
18-Sep-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU’s Kurt Lu, MD Receives $3.9 Million NIH Grant to Expand Countermeasures against Chemical Threats, Including Mustard Gas

Kurt Lu, MD, assistant professor of dermatology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, has received a five year, $3.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to expand countermeasures against chemical threats, including...
7-Sep-2017 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.8 Million in Funding Will Support New Research and Approaches to Mixed-Income Community-Building


With $1.8 million in new funding, Case Western Reserve Professor Mark Joseph, and his colleagues are leading an effort to learn how mixed-income development might more effectively promote social equity and inclusion—as initially intended.
7-Sep-2017 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU & University Hospitals physician-researcher Martha Sajatovic, MD Receives International Brain Health Grant, Joins Team in New Diabetes Research Project

Martha Sajatovic, MD, Professor of Psychiatry and of Neurology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Willard Brown Chair in Neurological Outcomes Research and Director of the Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes Research Center at...
6-Sep-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Electrical Nerve-Block Research Used in Pain Management Takes Aim at Asthma, Heart Failure

Biomedical engineering researchers at Case Western Reserve University are refining more than 15 years of work on an electrical nerve-block implant, focusing their next step on new applications related to treating asthma and heart failure.
30-Aug-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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