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2013-10-15 23:34:32

ESM Solutions will deliver a comprehensive spend management solution to the University of Cincinnati. Warrington, PA (PRWEB) October 15, 2013 ESM Solutions®, the leading provider of spend management and eProcurement solutions for the public sector, announces its new higher education customer, the University of Cincinnati. The University of Cincinnati will implement ESM Solutions’ sourcing, purchasing and contract management applications while integrating to its SAP finance system....

2013-05-16 14:58:11

A new study from the University of Cincinnati (UC) College of Medicine has found that, when delivered via ultrasound, the natural enzyme plasmin is more effective at dissolving stroke-causing clots than the standard of care, recombinant tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA). The novel delivery method involved trapping plasmin into bubble-like liposomes, delivering them to the clot intravenously and bursting it via ultrasound. That method is necessary, says UC associate professor of...

2013-05-03 23:19:05

The University of Cincinnati has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the most environmentally sustainable in America. Giving UC high marks on this list are numerous current and planned environmental initiatives which aim to have UC completely carbon-neutral by the year 2050. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 For the fourth consecutive year, the Princeton Review has recognized the University of Cincinnati as one of the greenest in America. The 2013 edition of “Guide to...

2013-04-23 14:59:38

University of Cincinnati research describes discovery of a new structure that is a fundamental game changer in the physics of semiconductor nanowires. 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...

Filtering Harmful Antibiotics From Water Using Solar-Powered Proteins
2013-04-21 21:46:07

University of Cincinnati New research, just published, details how University of Cincinnati researchers have developed and tested a solar-powered nano filter that is able to remove harmful carcinogens and antibiotics from water sources — lakes and rivers — at a significantly higher rate than the currently used filtering technology made of activated carbon. In the journal “Nano Letters,” Vikram Kapoor, environmental engineering doctoral student, and David Wendell,...

‘Food Deserts’ Identified By New Research Approach
2013-02-15 18:53:51

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Deserts are typically characterized as barren, arid, unforgiving locales that are detrimental to the sustenance of life. Food deserts fit this mold. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a food desert is an area that lacks access to affordable fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lowfat milk and other foods necessary for the maintenance of a healthy diet. The CDC, along with a new study out of the...

Study Links Lightning Strikes To Headaches
2013-01-24 13:53:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all the advancements that have been made in the field of medical science, there remain a number of mysteries. For instance, doctors and medical researchers are still trying to understand how headaches occur and, equally important, how they can be prevented and treated. Today, researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) published a study which claims that one cause of headaches could be lightning, yet another...


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malpais
  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'