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.
New study uncovers same-sex couples' opinions about marriage and cohabitation
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to rule on same-sex marriage equality, a University of Cincinnati survey of same-sex couples finds that 90 percent of the respondents felt that the option to marry was important to their ...
New study reveals socioeconomic changes in the nation's neighborhoods over time
As the nation endured two brutal recessions and the housing bubble crisis in this century's first decade, emerging research indicates that the Northeast and western sections of the nation fared better than the Midwest and ...
How ancient species survived or died off in their old Kentucky home
"The answers to extinction, survival and evolution are right here in the dirt," says University of Cincinnati Quaternary science researcher Ken Tankersley, associate professor of anthropology and geology. "And we are continually ...
Converting food waste into solid fuels, biodiesel and other products
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations estimates that "a third of all the food produced in the world is never consumed," totaling about 1.3 billion tons of waste a year. The United States alone wastes ...
Researcher wants to know if cockroaches turn genes off and on to protect their young
The next time you squish a cockroach, consider that you may be killing an opportunity to learn how genes for diseases like Alzheimer's and diabetes get passed down to some generations and not others.
New discoveries about Dark Age farming found in the dirt
Two researchers are taking a new twist on long-published research about what an ancient civilization did for a living.
Research suggests daydreaming might push consumers to spend beyond their means
Life is a constant battle between being engaged with one's surroundings and daydreaming. Research at UC's Carl H. Lindner College of Business explores the notion of that dreamy state-of-mind and whether drifting thoughts ...
Lemur teeth help take a bite out of Madagascar's mysteries
Out of the mouths of lemurs come many answers to old mysteries about Madagascar's unique fauna. What were their origins, and how and why did they move around?
Girl POWer! How strong female superheroes are gaining ground on the guys
Female characters portrayed in two popular TV shows not only are competing for powerful ratings (and advertising dollars) among the networks, but also are exemplifying how women are gaining equality in superhero fiction. ...
Nanoparticles infiltrate, kill cancer cells from within
Conventional treatment seeks to eradicate cancer cells by drugs and therapy delivered from outside the cell, which may also affect (and potentially harm) nearby normal cells.