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2013-11-19 12:55:26

UC research examines whether prison inmates with military backgrounds are more likely to misbehave.

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

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.

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.

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

Researchers are studying human movement as they work on creating an exoskeleton to benefit elderly patients, stroke patients and paraplegics.

2013-11-05 10:43:17

University of Cincinnati research shows how Web-based, at-home interventions can help mothers address behaviors known to protect against childhood obesity.

Playing Out Medical Experiences Promotes Emotional Healing In Children Battling Serious Illnesses
2013-11-05 10:34:34

The project primarily focused on chronically ill children and their siblings who were staying at the Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati. The children were provided with medically themed toys such as stethoscopes, miniature hospital beds, ambulances, doctors’ bags and intravenous (IV) lines, as well as head and arm casts.

2013-10-29 11:14:23

Using computer technology to map patterns of land cover reveals types of landscapes and holds applications for numerous fields in research and planning.


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.