People who believe they were ”born that way” more inclined to blame God for bad behavior, CWRU researchers find

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People are more likely to blame God for their bad moral behavior when they believe they were born to act that way, according to an ongoing Case Western Reserve project on spirituality and religion. A

Federal grant launches next phase of 20-year study: How prenatal cocaine exposure affects young adults

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Case Western Reserve University researchers have tracked their development since birth Since 1994, researchers at Case Western Reserve University’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences have studied children prenatally exposed to

Apply for Summer Undergraduate Research in Energy and Sustainability program by March 6

Applications and proposals for the Summer Undergraduate Research in Energy and Sustainability (SURES) program are due Friday, March 6. SURES is a 10-week program that will run from May 26 to July 31. Each SURES

Periodontics’ Leena Palomo discusses gum disease risk research

Postmenopausal women may be at risk of gum disease HealthDay: Leena Palomo, associate professor of periodontics, explained her study, which showed that postmenopausal women who are at an increased risk for broken bones may also

Three School of Medicine scholars honored by American Spinal injury Association

Three School of Medicine scholars were recently honored by the American Spinal Injury Association. The board named Greg Nemunaitis, professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation, one of two new directors in December of 2014. Nemunaitis

Apply by March 20 to present at Cancer Research Fair

Colleges Against Cancer will recognize the cancer research being done on campus by undergraduate and graduate students during the CWRU Cancer Research Fair on Friday, April 3, in the Thwing Center ballroom. To present, students

Buildings with ”rocking” technology would be more earthquake-resilient, finds CWRU civil engineer


Buildings that rock during an earthquake and return to plumb would withstand seismic shaking better than structural designs commonly used in vulnerable zones of California and elsewhere, a Case Western Reserve University researcher has

QGrad to host LGBT Research Symposium; submit abstracts by March 27

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QGrad, Case Western Reserve University’s LGBT graduate and professional student association, will host its first LGBT Research Symposium this year. QGrad will collect abstracts on LGBT-related research at CWRU. Students are encouraged to submit an

Bone-loss score may tip off doctors to gum disease in postmenopausal women

Postmenopausal women susceptible to bone fractures may also be a higher risk for gum disease, according to researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine and Case/Cleveland Clinic Postmenopausal Health Collaboration (CCCPOHC). Researchers

School of Medicine scientists identify proteins likely to trigger psoriasis

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Finding brings scientists closer to developing treatments that target causes of painful, inflammatory skin condition Case Western Reserve University scientists have taken a huge leap toward identifying root causes of psoriasis, an inflammatory skin condition