Ann Thompson

With more than 20 years of journalism experience in the Greater Cincinnati market, Ann Thompson brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her reporting. She has reported for WKRC, WCKY, WHIO-TV, Metro Networks and CBS/ABC Radio. Her work has been recognized by the Associated Press and the Society of Professional Journalists. In 2011 A-P named her “Best Reporter” for large market radio in Ohio. She has won awards from the Association of Women in Communications and the Alliance for Women in Media. Ann reports regularly on science and technology in Focus on Technology.

She has reported from India, Japan, South Korea, Germany and Belgium as part of fellowships from the East-West Center and RIAS.

Smaller than the head of a pin, the microTUM tumbles end over end through bumpy, steep and wet topography to reach its final destination. Purdue University researchers hope the microscale magnetic tumbling robot they've designed will eventually be able to deliver drugs to a specific location in the human body.

Nicknamed the "hippie ape," bonobos have plenty of love to go around. So it was only fitting the Cincinnati Zoo is celebrating them on Valentine's Day, which is also World Bonobo Day.

A Cincinnati company denied a medical marijuana cultivation license is calling on a judge to get involved in the selection process. This in the wake of recent concerns by Ohio Auditor Dave Yost that some scores may have been changed.

Attorneys for white nationalist Richard Spencer now say they are "shooting for this summer or fall" for Spencer to speak at the University of Cincinnati after postponing a scheduled March 14 appearance. This is because they're waiting for rulings in a series of motions in a lawsuit they've filed against the university.

FC Cincinnati General Manager Jeff Berding is scheduled to speak to the Cincinnati Public School Board of Education  Monday night, amid concerns from West End residents that a new soccer stadium would interfere with Taft Technology High School's Stargel Stadium.

As amazing as it sounds, 3D printed parts can now talk wirelessly to smart devices without electronics. This means consumers can hook up an attachment to a laundry detergent bottle they print out and it would automatically connect to a smart phone and order more when running low.

For eight months Cincinnati Police and the FBI have tried to track down the person who vandalized a Sayler Park vehicle with Swastika symbols, and other phrases like "Go Home," "Musslim Terrorist", and "Trump America," with no success.  Now they want your help.

The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is holding a public meeting Thursday in Florence as it considers Duke Energy's request to raise rates an average of $15 a month.

The Hamilton County Heroin Coalition has ten new ideas for decreasing the drug epidemic this year and at the top of the list is an Engagement Center run by Talbert House in Corryville. It will be the first stop for those who are addicted.

A Marshall University biology professor and his staff have successfully sequenced and analyzed the DNA of Ipuh, a Sumatran rhino who lived at the Cincinnati Zoo for 22 years. Its genome could answer specific questions about health and reproduction problems that has led to the decline of this endangered species.

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