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The Ancient Maya and virtual worlds: Different perspectives on material meanings
If Facebook were around 1,400 years ago, the ancient Maya might have been big fans of the virtual self. The Maya believed that part of your identity could inhabit material objects, like a courtier's mirror or sculptor's carving ...
We shouldn't fear the big, bad wolf spider
Longtime University of Cincinnati professor George Uetz studies how the environment influences the evolution of behavior through researching animal behavior and ecology. Uetz's research focuses on spiders, in particular wolf ...
Researchers report on discovery to make solar power less expensive and more efficient
(Phys.org) —University of Cincinnati researchers are reporting early results on a way to make solar-powered panels in lights, calculators and roofs lighter, less expensive, more flexible (therefore less breakable) and more ...
Team uses solar-powered proteins to filter harmful antibiotics from water
(Phys.org) —New research, just published, details how University of Cincinnati researchers have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics from water sources ...
A new twist on a very old physics technique could impact nanoscience
(Phys.org) —A new twist on a very old physics technique could have a profound impact on one of the most buzzed-about aspects of nanoscience.
Exciting plasmons: Researchers tackle the tiniest technology to make gadgets smaller, faster, more efficient
(Phys.org) —University of Cincinnati researchers are discovering how to manipulate light to one day better view the world's tiniest objects through a super-lens, as well as how to hide an object in plain sight.
Research on Maya village uncovers 'invisible' crops, unexpected agriculture
(Phys.org) —The University of Cincinnati's mastery of ancient Maya mysteries continues with new research from professor of biological sciences David Lentz.
IT student seeks to help mitigate risks of Google Glass
As online data breaches continue to challenge companies' and consumers' trust in cybersecurity, UC information-technology major Marina Grebenshchikova is exploring the risks associated with ever-evolving technology advances. ...
Money talks when ancient Antioch meets Google Earth (w/ Video)
There's a map of an ancient Syrian trade route that shows how one city's political sway extended farther than once thought.
No scrounging for scraps: Research uncovers the diets of the middle and lower class in Pompeii
University of Cincinnati archaeologists are turning up discoveries in the famed Roman city of Pompeii that are wiping out the historic perceptions of how the Romans dined, with the rich enjoying delicacies such as flamingos ...