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.
Urban grass might be greener, but that doesn't mean it's 'greener'
New research from the University of Cincinnati shows how some things you do to make your lawn green might not be conducive to "going green."
When food is scarce, hungry female spiders alter mating preferences
(PhysOrg.com) -- Weather and environmental change can bring alterations and scarcity in food resources. In looking at how such changes might affect mating choices and subsequent reproduction, University of Cincinnati ...
Fossils record ancient migrations and trilobite orgies
Few specimens inspire greater thrills among fossil collectors than a complete trilobite. These ancient arthropods relatives of lobsters, spiders and insects went extinct more than 250 million years ago, but ...
Spiders adjust courtship signals for maximum effect
Communication is important in any relationship, but for spiders, it can be a matter of life or death.
Research unveils how some medieval cultures adapted to rise of Islam
(Phys.org)—Medieval Afghanistan, Iran and the one-time Soviet Central Asian states were frontiers in flux as the Islamic Caliphate spread beyond the Arabian Peninsula in the seventh through 10th centuries.
Bypass method alone does not improve insulin resistance
(PhysOrg.com) -- Bypass weight-loss surgeries do not improve insulin resistance independent of weight loss, say researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC).
Algeo tracks evidence of 'The Great Dying'
More than 251 million years ago, at the end of the Permian period, Earth almost became a lifeless planet. Around 90 percent of all living species disappeared then, in what scientists have called "The Great Dying."
Higher levels of college-degree attainment boosts employment for all, even the least educated
(Phys.org)—When it comes to four-year college degree attainment, a rising tide lifts all boats. According to research out this week from the University of Cincinnati, higher levels of college-degree attainment in an area ...
Student designs of 'intelligent' tires for tomorrow win kudos at a prestigious international trade show
(Phys.org)—Intelligent tires may be just around the corner – especially if designs by students in the University of Cincinnati's nationally number-one ranked industrial design program are realized.
Snakes on a rope: Researchers take a unique look at the climbing abilities of boa constrictors
(PhysOrg.com) -- In a unique study involving young boa constrictors, University of Cincinnati researchers put snakes to work on varying diameters and flexibility of vertical rope to examine how they might move around on branches ...