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University of Cincinnati Medical Center and Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center are two of the nation's leading institutions for research into the life sciences, as their physicians and researchers seek new, promising ways to diagnose and treat cancer, stroke and heart disease, as well as break new ground in the understanding of more exotic diseases. Entrepreneurs are pushing the medical boundaries at BIOSTART, a life sciences startup center that has helped 
clients generate $180 million in grant, research contract and equity investments.

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Local providers and nonprofit groups team up to support families facing serious medical challenges

In addition to nonprofit organizations like Hear the Hope and Dragonfly, corporations like PatientPoint and St. Elizabeth are providing families with unique tools to combat major health concerns and tackle the rising cost of coverage.


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Innovative projects can be a statewide catalyst for research dollars and jobs

Throughout Ohio, 18 projects in the first rounds of OFRN's Centers of Excellence offer more than $200 million in growth opportunities.

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Greater Cincinnati mines tech resources to become next "smart city"

Experts from Cincinnati Bell, local universities, governmental agencies and companies like Newport-based Nexigen are working together to make smart technology an integral part of residential-consumer life in Greater Cincinnati.

OFRNís network of universities, researchers and businesses are creating jobs and meeting the needs of Federal U.S. laboratories like NASA

State-funded research network creates enriching collaborations in Ohio

The Ohio Federal Research Network (OFRN) brings colleges and universities together to increase research funding, industry collaboration and technology commercialization for job growth and economic development.

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Water World: Sam Hatchett's software breakthrough impacts Cincinnati, Flint and beyond

Local environmental engineer's new technology helps water utilities understand what's really happening in their miles of underground pipes, not a far leap from his "maker" childhood experiences.
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Startup Weekend: A trailer

Soapbox has a preview story this week of Startup Weekend Women's Edition May 29-31, organized by the all-volunteer UP Cincinnati team. Here's a Startup Weekend video trailer produced by the UP Global network.  

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People's Liberty

The application deadline for People's Liberty's two $100,000 Haile Fellowships is next week. Learn more about these innovative grants.

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Heartbeat music therapy helps parents cope with loss of kids

Cincinnati Children's Hospital's Brian Schreck records heartbeats of criticlly ill patients and incorporates them into songs to help families cope with the loss of their child.

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Newport Aquarium's Sweet Pea delivers a shark ray pup

In an historic biological achievement, Newport Aquarium announced Wednesday that Sweet Pea, the first documented shark ray to breed in a controlled environment, gave birth to seven pups.

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Preview: Lumenocity

This weekend, something magical happens at Music Hall to celebrate the arrival of Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra music director Louis Langree. It's a free concert in Washington Park. Plus a whole lot more. Take a peek. Video courtesy Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra.
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