The University of Cincinnati (UC) is a public university in Cincinnati, Ohio dating back to 1819. UC has over 600 programs of study ranging from two-year certificate degrees to doctoral degrees. Noteworthy academics include, UC Medical School, College of Pharmacy, College of Engineering, and public health research. UC College of Medicine is ranked in the top 50 medical schools in the USA.
The fashion scout and the cop: Scanning the streets with similar methods for different targets
New York City fashion scouts and police officers often rely on a well-honed gut instinct to help make critical judgments of total strangers.
Cultural awareness may help students fight feelings of phoniness
A study co-authored by a University of Cincinnati researcher may help African American college students fight feelings of phoniness when it comes to their academic achievements.
Multilevel study finds no link between minimum wage and crime rates
A new study out of the University of Cincinnati is a unique examination into whether public policy on the minimum wage can affect the crime rate. The study finds that, contrary to conventional belief, increasing the minimum ...
App provides new direction for researchers examining how children learn from nature
A new iPad application is showing promise in examining how young children learn through their interactions with nature. Cathy Maltbie and Katie Steedly, both research associates for the University of Cincinnati's Evaluation ...
How is a Kindle like a cuttlefish
(Phys.org)—Over millions of years, biological organisms – from the chameleon and cuttlefish to the octopus and squid – have developed color-changing abilities for adaptive concealment (e.g., camouflage) and communication ...
Building block for exoskeleton could lead to more independence among the elderly (w/ Video)
What if certain patients could get a bionic pick-up without undergoing the pain and lengthy recovery of surgery? University of Cincinnati researchers are working on just that idea, with the start of an exoskeleton to support ...
Tapping a valuable resource or invading the environment? Research examines the start of fracking in Ohio
A new study is examining methane and other components in groundwater wells, in advance of drilling for shale gas that's expected over the next several years in an Ohio region. Amy Townsend-Small, a University of Cincinnati ...
Marine fossils show location as important as area for biodiversity
(Phys.org)—Science has charted a close relationship between the number of species in a given region and the area of the region. This relationship has been documented for many present-day environments, where it can be used ...
Like other offenses, cyberdeviance and cybercrime seem to start and peak in the teen years
Tech-y teens, often more curious than criminal, are likely to start turning their talents to cyberdeviance and cybercrime at about age 15, with such activities peaking at about age 18.
'Remote Control' for Cholesterol Regulation Discovered in Brain
(PhysOrg.com) -- Circulation of cholesterol is regulated in the brain by the hunger-signaling hormone ghrelin, researchers say. The finding points to a new potential target for the pharmacologic control of cholesterol levels.