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.
Spinning carbon nanotubes spawns new wireless applications
The University of Cincinnati has long been known for its world-record-breaking carbon nanotubes. Now researchers at the University of Cincinnati have discovered new uses by spinning carbon nanotubes (CNTs) into longer fibers ...
Day labor halls can be a nightmare of rules for workers: study
Day labor halls are privately run temp agencies that provide a form of daily employment where potential workers show up at pre-dawn hours in the hope of landing a days work.
Cancer predisposition from genetic variation shows strong gender bias
(PhysOrg.com) -- Cancer predisposition resulting from the presence of a specific gene variant shows a strong gender bias, researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) have demonstrated.
Facebook can get you fired: Research reveals the perils of social networking for school employees
School administrators are facing a growing dilemma resulting from social networking that goes beyond preventing cyber-bullying among students. They're also faced with balancing the rights of privacy and free speech of educators ...
Penicillin Allergy Not Always Accurate
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you think that you are allergic to penicillin, ask yourself this: How do you know?
Long-lost Lake Agassiz offers clues to climate change
Not long ago, geologically speaking, a now-vanished lake covered a huge expanse of today's Canadian prairie. As big as Hudson Bay, the lake was fed by melting glaciers as they receded at the end of the last ice age. At its ...
Researcher examines inconsistent lending practices
Research published in the European Economic Review finds that lenders' profits improve at an increasing rate with more intense screening of prospective borrowers; however, somewhat paradoxically, lenders experiencing a greater ...
Cancer drug effectively treats transplant rejections
University of Cincinnati (UC) researchers have discovered a new therapy for transplant patients, targeting the antibody-producing plasma cells that can cause organ rejection.
Twitter tweets chart the social whirl
Data mining Twitter "tweets" may produce a gold mine for two University of Cincinnati computer science students.
Wastewater recycling can multiply greenhouse gas emissions
New research shows that wastewater recycling processes may generate more greenhouse gases than traditional water-treatment processes. Despite this finding, there are good reasons to continue keep wastewater recycling among ...