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.
Popular diabetes drug works differently than thought
The popular diabetes medication metformin works in different fashion than the current widely accepted view. This new finding could lead to wider use of the drug—particularly in people with cancer and diseases linked to ...
Research examines what makes signs hard to read
On-premises signage is an important form of communication for bricks-and-mortar businesses. Signs identify businesses, draw traffic, convey important information and signal the quality of stores.
Factors behind past lemur species extinctions put surviving species in 'ecological retreat'
New research out today on the long-term impact of species extinctions suggests that the disappearance of one species does not necessarily allow remaining competitor species to thrive by filling now-empty niches.
UC research examines NATO and its 'smart defense' focus in era of economic uncertainty
After the 2008 global economic meltdown, many nations reduced military budgets and pooled resources in response to economic uncertainties.
'Starving' fat suppresses appetite
Peptides that target blood vessels in fat and cause them to go into programmed cell death (termed apoptosis) could become a model for future weight-loss therapies, say University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers.
Nanotech researchers develop artificial pore
(PhysOrg.com) -- Using an RNA-powered nanomotor, University of Cincinnati (UC) biomedical engineering researchers have successfully developed an artificial pore able to transmit nanoscale material through a membrane.
UC research reveals one of the earliest farming sites in Europe
(Phys.org) -- University of Cincinnati research is revealing early farming in a former wetlands region that was largely cut off from Western researchers until recently. The UC collaboration with the Southern Albania Neolithic ...
Wind energy enhancement: UC research establishes real-world wind turbine performance metrics
The production of wind-derived renewable energy is growing, and so, it's important to help wind farm owners operate at higher efficiencies with lower costs.
Duda, where'd my spines go?
UC researcher finds that when it comes to hooking up with the opposite sex, genital complexities do matter.
Serotonin Made in Breast Cancer Cells, Researchers Show
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the University of Cincinnati have documented that the brain hormone serotonin is made in human breast cancer cells and functions abnormally, contributing to malignant growth.