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As some companies turn to health exchanges, G.E. seeks a new path

As some companies turn to health exchanges, General Electric seeks a new path. One of the largest employers in the nation, it spends more than $2 billion a year offering coverage to 500,000 employees and retirees and their families. And it is using its considerable clout in places like this—where its giant aviation business gives it a major presence—to work directly with doctors and hospitals to improve care and reduce costs. Read more.

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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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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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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UC students bring home gold at national Acara Challenge competition

Students from the University of Cincinnati and the Indian Institute of Technology developed Humble Commode, a sustainable sanitation solution that won gold in a national business challenge competition.

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Cincinnati City Hall goes mobile

Never lose track of garbage or recycling day again. Report potholes or graffitti the minute you see it. Keep track of reports you've made to the city. All using your phone. The City of Cincinnati's City Hall app allows you to send in reports and even follow tweets about city services and projects.

Read more and find out how to get the free app here.

Cities where startups are thriving

It's not exactly the tech-savvy California coast, but Cincinnati is starting to make a name for itself in entrepreneurial circles. The city has made a major turnaround in recent years.

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MedCity News reports on Innov8 For Health accelerator class

A Cincinnati accelerator for health IT startups that models itself on groups like Rock Health, Blueprint Health and Healthbox has named its inaugural class of companies.

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At Oyler, keeping an eye on students' eyes

Walk into Oyler School in Cincinnati and take a right, past the office and through a set of double doors, and you’ll find what basically looks like a LensCrafters.

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Cincinnati cracks top 5 in most sexually satisfied cities

Cincinnati ranks fourth in Time's calculations of most sexually satisfied cites. Do you doubt it?

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Cincinnati Council looking to create re-entry task force

Cincinnati Council could vote this week to set up a task force to study re-entry services for ex-offenders. The Public Safety Committee approved the idea last week.

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Ohio Innocence Project, at UC, promotes history of exoneration

More than 2,000 people in America in the past 23 years have been exonerated for serious crimes, according to a blog set up by Mark Godsey, professor at the University of Cincinnati School of Law and director of the Ohio Innocence Project and the Center for the Global Study of Wrongful Conviction.

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Cincinnati: the greenest city in America

Many cities trumpet their sustainability initiatives to claim the title of “greenest” city in America, but it’s hard to argue with the ongoing turnaround from brown to green in Cincinnati.

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Cincinnati offers Toledo a model in crime fight

University of Cincinnati Journalism alum Taylor Dungjen, a cops and crime reporter for the Toledo Blade, returned to her college home town to report on an innovative initiative that is having an impact in Northern Ohio.
 
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