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Scientists Begin Modeling Universe with Einstein’s Full Theory of General Relativity


Research teams on both sides of the Atlantic have shown that precise modeling of the universe and its contents will change the detailed understanding of the evolution of the universe and the growth of structure in it.
21-Jun-2016 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Case Western Reserve University Receives NIH Funding to Participate in Launch of Genomics Center on Alzheimer's Disease

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is one of six recipients of a five-year, $10.8 million award from the National Institute on Aging, part of the National Institutes of Health, to establish the Coordinating Center for Genetics and...
22-Jun-2016 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

CWRU Researcher Scaling Up Knotty Polymer Research


With federal funding, engineers at Case Western Reserve University are scaling up and expanding on research producing knotty polymers. Knotted polymers are are expected to produce different physical and chemical properties in plastics, coatings,...
22-Jun-2016 11:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Clues to COPD Linked to Proteostasis Imbalance Caused by Cigarette Smoke


Free radicals can reach the endoplasmic reticulum, a cellular organelle that is critical in manufacturing and transporting fats, steroids, hormones and various proteins, and alter its function by oxidizing and damaging its most abundant and crucial...
22-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sports Practice Accounts for Just 1 Percent of the Performance Differences Among Elite Athletes


Among elite athletes, practice accounts for a scant 1 percent of the difference in their performances—and starting sports at an early age does not necessarily provide athletes an upper hand—according to new research.
8-Jun-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Practicing How to Play During School Can Improve Student Imaginations and Creative Problem-Solving, Study Shows


Students who struggled using their imaginations before practicing playing at school saw marked improvement in their creative problem-solving abilities—considered essential to navigate the adult world.
7-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Testing of Backlogged Rape Kits Yields New Insights Into Rapists and Major Implications for How Sexual Assaults Should Be Investigated

Researchers discovered serial rapists are far more common than previous research suggested—a finding that could change how sexual assaults, including so-called acquaintance rapes, are investigated. They are also learning more about how rapists...
6-Jun-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Same Book, Different Culture, New Meaning


In the 1960’s, when matchmakers paired writers with receptive readers overseas, so-called “World Literature” was born
25-May-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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For your Supreme Court stories, please consider constitutional law professors Jonathan Adler, B. Jessie Hill and Jonathan Entin at Case Western Reserve University School of Law

23-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT

As HIV Patients Live Longer, Updated Guide Helps Them Navigate New Territory


28-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

Has Chicago’s $3.2 Billion Public Housing Makeover Successfully Re-Integrated the Poor? New Research Says No


A $3.2 billion (and counting) transformation of Chicago’s notorious high-rise public housing has dramatically changed the urban landscape there, attracting affluent residents to segregated areas and catalyzing revitalization in long-marginalized...
16-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST

Law Professor’s New Book Offers Wide-Ranging Tips on Aging and Caring for Elderly Loved Ones

A new book by Case Western Reserve University School of Law Professor Sharona Hoffman details how people can make sure elderly parents or other relatives get the care they need to maintain fulfilling lifestyles and social ties. It’s also a book...
28-May-2015 2:05 PM EDT

Hard Decisions by Angelina Jolie and Other Women

24-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Global Health Expert Urges Action to Eradicate Tropical Disease Known as Yaws

Half a century ago, a concentrated global effort nearly wiped a disfiguring tropical disease from the face of the earth. Now, says Case Western Reserve’s James W. Kazura, MD, it’s time to complete the work.
19-Mar-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve University Expert on the Middle East: Pete W. Moore

10-Sep-2014 4:00 PM EDT

Case Western Reserve Economics Assistant Professor From Ukraine Can Discuss Political/Economic Tensions in His Homeland

3-Mar-2014 1:00 PM EST

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