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2014-04-08 15:51:16

Factoring patient transport by air or by land: Technology is providing a firm diagnosis on critical transport times. University of Cincinnati research is offering hospitals and trauma centers a unique, accurate and scientific approach to making decisions about transporting critical-care patients by air or by ambulance. A presentation this week at the annual meeting of the Association of American Geographers (AAG) in Tampa, Fla., highlights the research of Michael Widener, a UC assistant...

2014-03-31 23:03:03

Best Online Colleges, the premier site behind the rankings of top online programs and online schools, has released its annual findings for the Best Online Masters in Criminal Justice Degree Programs. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 BestOnlineColleges.org is an online educational resource for students. The website seeks to help new students during their college search by providing an analysis of what degree paths are actually available to them, with an emphasis on distance learning. By combining...

2014-01-20 12:22:47

Nation's top teams competed in 30th annual event MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After months of practice, more than 4,000 of the country's top college cheerleaders and dancers from 192 teams competed this weekend in the College Cheer and Dance Team National Championships, produced by the Universal Cheerleaders Association and the Universal Dance Association, two of the Varsity brands. The prestigious championships, showcasing the country's best college cheerleaders,...

Pompeii Foodies Ate Giraffe
2014-01-02 15:35:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Archeologists from the University of Cincinnati working in and around Pompeii will be presenting new details this week on what citizens of the ancient Roman city typically ate, which included such exotic fare like giraffe. UC researchers have been working for over a decade to uncover an area that includes 10 separate building plots and 20 shop fronts, most of which served food and beverages. By analyzing preserved food waste from the...

2013-11-26 16:24:35

CINCINNATI, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just like that, the summer is a fading memory, the first snow has hit the ground, and the holiday season is upon us. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) Many of us are looking forward to the food, family gatherings and gift giving and receiving that comes along with the holiday season. Dr. William Hansen, a psychologist at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, reminds parents that this is also the time...

2013-11-19 12:55:26

UC research examines whether prison inmates with military backgrounds are more likely to misbehave. The military lifestyle can be one of extremes: the orderliness of regimen and obedience juxtaposed with the chaos of danger and violence. But is that lifestyle a help or a hindrance when individuals with military backgrounds must face similar extremes in the much different context of prison? It's an interesting question to consider as thousands of men and women return home from duty...

CyberDeviance In Teenagers Peaks By The Age Of 18: Survey
2013-11-19 07:43:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Cyberdeviance and cybercrime activity among teenagers appears to begin around the age of 15 and peak at about the age of 18, a pattern seen with other types of misdemeanors and criminal offenses, according to a snapshot survey by researchers at the University of Cincinnati. However, these tech-savvy teens are often more curious than criminal, the researchers said. The survey involved 274 university students with both...

2013-11-14 13:27:10

Research on brain-computer interface will be presented at the International Human-Centered Robotics Symposium, and UC's work to pioneer a human-centered robotics curriculum will be discussed. If you think with the release of every new i-device the world is getting closer to thought-controlled smart tech and robotic personal assistants, you might be right. And thanks in part to work led by the University of Cincinnati's Anca Ralescu, we may be even closer than you realize. Professor...

2013-11-13 08:25:50

CINCINNATI, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- According to a recent study done by doctors at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, high school athletes who play collision sports at higher altitudes are less likely to suffer from concussions than those who play at lower altitudes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110406/MM79025LOGO) The doctors who were involved in the study recognized that prior research indicated that the volume and/or pressure of...

Exoskeleton Could Benefit Elderly Patients, Stroke Patients And Paraplegics
2013-11-12 12:08:48

[ Watch The Video: Exoskeleton Animation ] University of Cincinnati Researchers are studying human movement as they work on creating an exoskeleton to benefit elderly patients, stroke patients and paraplegics. What if certain patients could get a bionic pick-up without undergoing the pain and lengthy recovery of surgery? University of Cincinnati researchers are working on just that idea, with the start of an exoskeleton to support people who – through age or injury – are...