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Under a layer of glass, water exists on the surface of the moon

In the week of a Blue Moon, scientists from NASA discover water on the moon
Kevin Pataroque, Staff Reporter November 6, 2020

Recent studies from a team of NASA scientists have suggested that water can be found on the moon. This discovery could streamline future space exploration and colonization, and also has implications for...

CWRU School of Medicine faculty wins prestigious award

Nihal Manjila, Staff Reporter September 20, 2019

Dr. Heather Broihier, a professor in the Department of Neurosciences, recently won the Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS),...

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History is the one of the institutions that joined CWRU in a formal partnership

Collaboration formed between Cleveland science institutions

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter April 26, 2019

The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (CMZ), Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH), Holden Arboretum and Case Western Reserve University’s department of biology have relied on informal collaborations for...

ShowCASE speaker describes effective data visualizations

Nathan Lesch, Director of Print April 26, 2019

“The focus of data journalism shouldn’t be to wow, but to inform,” said Mona Chalabi, this year’s Case Western Reserve University ShowCASE guest speaker, in her noticeably British accent. Chalabi...

Christine Duval, assistant professor of Chemical and Biomoleclar Engineering

CWRU faculty involved in nuclear forensic research

Anna Giubileo, Staff Reporter April 19, 2019

So you’ve found some uranium—now what? This question was posed by Christine Duval, an assistant professor in the department of chemical and biomolecular engineering. Her presentation on nuclear...

CWRU students to research human-robot factory interactions

Lev Pearlman, Staff Reporter April 12, 2019

Case Western Reserve University engineering students are working with engineers from Missouri University of Science and Technology and the University of Florida on a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded...

Blaire Vorbers, a 2012 alumna, teaches students in Ethiopia.

CWRU graduate fellows to develop infrastructure in Ethiopia

Anna Giubileo April 12, 2019

Graduate fellows at Case Western Reserve University have partnered with the Gelfand Global STEMPower Initiative to help cultivate economic development through creating engineering infrastructure, with...

Professor’s research sheds light on human transition to bipedality

Jordan Reif, Staff Reporter April 12, 2019

Professor Scott Simpson of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine has always been interested in the study of paleontology and evolution of humans. Growing up in a house built in the late...

A rendering of the discovered Theosodon arozquetai and Llullataruca shockeyi by paleoartist Velizar Simeonovski

Breaking new ground

CWRU professor discovers new species, showcases exhibit at museum
April 5, 2019

Case Western Reserve University professor Darin Croft has a new exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History (CMNH). The exhibit, titled “Mammal Mysteries of South America,'' highlights Croft’s...

Professor explores link between lead poisoning, juvenile delinquency

Katharine Toledo, Staff Reporter April 5, 2019

Through Case Western Reserve University’s Center on Urban Poverty and Community Development, Professor Rob Fischer is working on an initiative to find a link between lead poisoning, usually resulting...

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