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2012-07-16 23:02:33

Named to Prestigious Lists in all 12 Methodology-Ranked Specialties Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) July 17, 2012 University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center has once again been named one of the nation's top hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report´s annual Best Hospitals rankings. UH Case Medical Center was ranked in all 12 methodology-ranked specialties and in the Top 20 in four specialties - Cancer, Gastroenterology, Ear, Nose & Throat, and Orthopaedics. The recent data...

2012-07-12 13:18:46

Material wastes energy, Case Western Reserve University researcher suggests Fuel cells are inefficient because the catalyst most commonly used to convert chemical energy to electricity is made of the wrong material, a researcher at Case Western Reserve University argues. Rather than continue the futile effort to tweak that material - platinum - to make it work better, Chemistry Professor Alfred Anderson urges his colleagues to start anew. "Using platinum is like putting a resistor in...

2012-06-05 23:03:07

UH Rainbow high on the list in U.S.News & World Report´s annual rankings of Best Children´s Hospitals Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Rainbow Babies & Children´s Hospital at University Hospitals Case Medical Center once again is ranked as one of the nation´s top children´s hospitals, according to U.S.News & World Report℠s annual rankings of pediatric hospitals, and for the second year in a row is ranked in all ten children´s specialties....

2012-06-01 23:02:30

First Distinguished Scholar publishes cancer research in prestigious physician-scientist journal. Cleveland, Ohio (PRWEB) June 01, 2012 University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center´s Harrington Discovery Institute has launched a new program aimed at supporting physician-scientists seeking to move their research into therapies that will improve patients´ lives. Goutham Narla, MD, PhD, formerly at The Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, has been named the first Harrington...

2012-05-25 10:09:56

Science magazine has awarded a prize for Inquiry-Based Instruction to a Case Western Reserve University class that melds biology, computer modeling, mathematical analysis and writing. "Dynamics of Biological Systems," taught by Biology Professor Hillel Chiel and three graduate assistants, abandons traditional lectures altogether in favor of learning by doing. The teachers call the class an example of the use of the continual improvement model in education. In it, Chiel pairs biology...


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caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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