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With grant money, Cincinnati Children's pushes for tech innovation

Cincinnati Children's has invested about $500,000 in six ideas through its Innovation Fund.

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UC student designs for Kevin Durant

Kevin Hart, third-year product designer at the University of Cincinnati, shows off his design for a Kevin Durant shoe giveaway box.

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UC makes Travel + Leisure "top beautiful college" list

A decades-long renewal topping $1 billion is paying dividends for Cincy, which has cultivated a strikingly modern look—and proven that “it doesn’t need ivy-covered brick walls” to be beautiful, as UC Magazine put it.

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Endangered rhino born via artificial insemination

Born at Alabama’s Montgomery Zoo on June 5, Ethan is the first endangered Indian rhino calf to live and thrive as a result of artificial insemination. The birth was a collaboration between the Montgomery Zoo and the Cincinnati Zoo’s Center for Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife, where Dr. Monica Stoops, a reproductive physiologist, pioneered the technique.

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Cincinnati Zoo's restaurant greenest in United States

The Cincinnati Zoo, which calls itself the Greenest Zoo in America, now also has the greenest restaurant in the country.

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University of Cincinnati joining with Chinese university to open medical school there

The University of Cincinnati says it is partnering with another university in China to open a medical school there as the school looks to increase its links to China.

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Cicadas = cha-ching! Insects in sex fest spawn business

As the East Coast braces for the emergence of Brood II, researchers at the University of Cincinnati offer up a web page of cicada dishes, including quiches.

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How to Resurrect an Urban School District

The Cincinnati school district has improved both test scores and graduation rates since 2003 while—unlike Atlanta and Washington—transparently pursuing highly collaborative reform strategies that, counter to the current trend, don't rely on rigid hierarchy and punitive accountability.

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New Nanowire Structure Has Potential To Increase Semiconductor Applications

There’s big news in the world of tiny things.

New research led by University of Cincinnati physics professors Howard Jackson and Leigh Smith could contribute to better ways of harnessing solar energy, more effective air quality sensors or even stronger security measures against biological weapons such as anthrax. And it all starts with something that’s 1,000 times thinner than the typical human hair—a semiconductor nanowire.

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Solar-Powered Proteins Developed That Can Filter Antibiotics And Carcinogens From Water Read more at

A solar-powered nano filter capable of filtering antibiotics and dangerous carcinogens from large bodies of water has been developed by researchers at the University of Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati University fashion student steps back in time

Loungewear and lingerie designs by University of Cincinnati senior fashion design student Emily Battisti look back to another century for detailing and inspiration.

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Cincinnati Public Staircases: A Walking History Abandoned But Not Forgotten

The historic importance of urban staircases in Cincinnati was created in part because of geographic contrasts poised by steep inclines situated between neighborhoods. 

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Gorillification: How to be a surrogate primate mom

A team of dedicated workers in Cincinnati are trying to give a very sad story a happy ending. Gladys, a two-month-old baby gorilla, was abandoned by her mother, and her keepers have been caring for her until a foster mother gorilla can take over.

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The 25 most amazing campus recreation centers

UC ranks #1 on the list of top rec centers in the nation, according to Best College Reviews.

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CERN workshop features Ohio physicist, OSC supercomputer

A UC physicist is currently teaching programmers in Switzerland how to write code on an Ohio supercomputer.

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