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2012-01-18 10:37:24

Older dogs and male dogs are better hunting companions than younger dogs and female dogs says the author of a new study on the hunting ability and nutritional status of domestic dogs in lowland Nicaragua.

Male Spiders Eavesdrop To One-Up Their Rivals
2012-01-04 11:18:01

Just published this month, new research shows how spiders eavesdrop on other males and copy their courtship signals as a likely means of stealing their mate.

Trash And Tombs Went Hand In Hand In Ancient Pompeii
2012-01-04 11:02:03

Cemeteries in ancient Pompeii were “mixed-use developments” with a variety of purposes that included serving as an appropriate site to toss out the trash.

2011-12-01 10:41:08

A University of Cincinnati-based journal devoted to research on papyri from Egypt sheds light on job training, prayer, dream interpretation and belief in magic in the ancient world.

2011-12-01 01:45:20

University of Cincinnati history research examines trends in U.S. home births in the 1970s and paints a portrait of home-birth activists of the era – activists who represented a broad cross section of society.

2011-11-28 17:18:34

With his June 2011 senior thesis examining tent cities, UC planning graduate Andrew Heben seemingly foreshadowed current “Occupy” protests.

2011-11-15 21:14:29

When the American Society of Criminology meets in Washington, D.C., later this week, UC’s top-ranked criminal justice program will serve as a strong research presence, with about 40 research papers and presentations.

2011-11-10 12:09:04

UC historian Wendy Kline will present her case study research on coercive birth control used as a form of eugenics.


Word of the Day
dipsas
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.