5 questions with… director of professional development and learning Robert Hall

Robert Hall

While working in professional development and learning at Kent State University, Robert Hall often found himself considering the same question: What makes people change their performance? Hall was captivated by Harvard scholar Srini Pillay’s book,

School of Medicine professor receives two Innovation Grants in pursuit of HIV cure

Jonathan Karn

Part of international effort to eliminate HIV by 2020 The leader of Case Western Reserve’s AIDS research center has won two of seven grants that amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, awarded last month to

Like humans, lowly cockroach uses a GPS to get around, scientists find

Cockroaches

Rats, men and cockroaches appear to have a similar GPS in their heads that allows them to navigate new surroundings, researchers at Case Western Reserve University report. The finding, published in the journal Current Biology,

2016 CWRU graduate receives prestigious Theta Chi Fraternity 2016 Colley Award

Aditya Rengaswamy speaks at Theta Chi Convention

Newly minted Case Western Reserve graduate Aditya Rengaswamy was in Warsaw during an extensive international “graduation tour” when he received a phone call with some unexpected news: The Theta Chi Fraternity had selected him

Drug candidate shrinks tumor when delivered by plant virus nanoparticle

Nicole Steinmetz

Phenanthriplatin outperformed cisplatin in mouse model of triple-negative breast cancer when encapsulated into nanocarrier In a pair of firsts, researchers at Case Western Reserve University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology have shown that the drug

Paralyzed riders use new technology to race bikes

Michael McClellan using assistive technology

Time trials in Cleveland Heights will determine who reaches upcoming international competition Four men and a woman from across the United States, who are paralyzed below the waist, will race on recumbent trikes at the

Researchers build a crawling robot from sea slug parts and a 3-D printed body

Swarms could one day search the depths of fresh and saltwater Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have combined tissues from a sea slug with flexible 3-D printed components to build “biohybrid” robots that crawl

Engineering alumnus, PhD student receives Fulbright Award to Finland

Joseph Toth

By Sydney Otto A few years ago, a passion for chemistry and intrigue in engineering led Joseph Toth to an African village, where he helped bring electricity to a family for the first time. Now,

CWRU physicists deploy magnetic vortex to control electron spin

Jesse Berezovsky

Potential technology for quantum computing, keener sensors Researchers at Case Western Reserve University have developed a way to swiftly and precisely control electron spins at room temperature. The technology, described in Nature Communications, offers a possible

Researchers design targeted therapy for genetic disorder that damages hearing and vision

Image of a human eye

An international team led by researchers at Case Western Reserve’s School of Medicine has designed a targeted therapy that shows early promise in treating a genetic disorder that damages both hearing and vision over