Researchers to study why some children endure abuse, violence in the home better than others


The Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University received a two-year, $200,000 grant to study why some children thrive, achieve and develop despite being abused and

Researchers discern the shapes of high-order Brownian motions

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For the first time, scientists have vividly mapped the shapes and textures of high-order modes of Brownian motions—in this case, the collective macroscopic movement of molecules in microdisk resonators—researchers at Case Western Reserve University

From strangers to mates in 15 minutes

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Single gene enables female fruit flies to choose (Mr.) right Ah, to be a fruit fly. No meddling matchmakers, creepy dates or frog kissing. Females process the sights, smell, sounds and touch of love to choose

Law research article paints dismal picture for litigation against greenhouse gas emitters

Juscelino Colares

School of Law professor has analyzed data from 178 environmental lawsuits Legal attempts to deter major emitters of environment-damaging greenhouse gases (GHGs) have been ineffective and are unlikely to have much effect for years, a

Informational session to cover research opportunities abroad Nov. 14

Students are invited to join Support of Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavors (SOURCE) and the Office of Education Abroad to learn about research options while studying abroad. The session will take place Friday, Nov. 14,

Dark matter may be massive

Case Western Reserve University theorists suggest the Standard Model may account for the stuff The physics community has spent three decades searching for and finding no evidence that dark matter is made of tiny exotic

Learn about social media’s place in research at Nov. 12 session

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The Prevention Research Center for Healthy Neighborhoods (PRCHN) will continue its seminar series with a presentation by Mary Step, assistant professor in family medicine at School of Medicine. Step’s presentation, titled “Conducting Research with

New drug combination shows promise as powerful treatment for breast cancer

Case Western Reserve scientists lead study documenting that two approved FDA drugs disrupt signaling that drives breast tumor growth The uncontrolled growth of cancer cells arises from their ability to hijack the cell’s normal growth program and checkpoints. Usually after therapy,

Begun Center researcher studies inmate-officer relationships in maintaining safety, security


Case Western Reserve University mental health researcher Joseph Galanek spent a cumulative nine months in an Oregon maximum-security prison to learn first-hand how the prison manages inmates with mental illness. What he found, through 430

School of Medicine research could pave way to more effective drugs for inflammation

Six Case Western Reserve scientists are part of an international team that discovered two compounds that show promise in decreasing inflammation associated with diseases such as ulcerative colitis, arthritis and multiple sclerosis. The compounds, dubbed OD36