Study reveals recording selfies while brushing teeth can improve oral health

Woman brushing her teeth

Recording smartphone video “selfies” of toothbrushing can help people learn to improve their oral health care techniques, according to a new study. While most people have the motivation, innate ability and desire to brush their

Researchers lead team in discovering possible approach to slow growth of certain colon cancers

petri dishes in laboratory

The body’s most common amino acid just may provide a path to slow the growth of certain colon cancers. Researchers at the Case Western Reserve School of Medicine led an international team in demonstrating that

Changes in benign tissue next to prostate tumors may predict biochemical recurrence of cancer, scientists find

Anant Madabhushi

Changes in benign tissues next to prostate tumors may provide an early warning for patients at higher risk for biochemical recurrence after a radical prostatectomy, a study by researchers at Case Western Reserve University

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,

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

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

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

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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

Researchers developing quick, inexpensive test to assess ER+ breast cancers

Anant Madabhushi

National Cancer Institute awards $3.3 million to develop digital image analytics Researchers from Case Western Reserve University are teaming with industry and other academics to develop a quick and inexpensive test to predict which women