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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is backing a study to take an in-depth look at the genetic factors behind substance abuse disorder. Yost believes this will be a critical step towards data-based prevention efforts.

Gene editing, or the process of making specific changes to DNA, is already helping cancer patients and people with certain inherited diseases. The technology may eventually lead to a cure for AIDS.

The FBI is "intimidating or harassing" some Chinese citizens who work and teach at the University of Cincinnati. That's the claim by the executive director of the local American Association of University Professors chapter. Eric Palmer says at least three UC faculty members have been contacted by the FBI in the last year.

A University of Cincinnati professor is predicting the Arctic Ocean could have no September sea ice if global temperatures continue to rise.

A University of Cincinnati space professor who studies everything from Mars to maps is taking a deeper look into why so many people are coming to the U.S. Twenty-five years of satellite maps show deforestation and subsequent climate change are driving migrants to leave Central America.

You could ride in a flying car as early as 2023 as long as you have the nerve and the money. Uber appears to be leading the pack of about a dozen developers. Research is also happening in Greater Cincinnati. UC students are designing their own model and hope to win $1 million in a competition.

The latest human trafficking study is out. It determined the number of victims in Ohio from 2014-2016 who were minors and young adults.

International student enrollment is flat at some to local colleges and universities because of stricter visa requirements. Instead of coming to the U.S., foreign students are looking to Canada, Great Britain and Australia, and that has local schools getting creative to get their numbers back up.

The University of Cincinnati Medical Center (UCMC) performed 303 organ transplants in nearly 300 surgeries last year, setting a new record.

A study comparing the effectiveness of 3D versus 2D mammography is enrolling participants in Greater Cincinnati.

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The University of Cincinnati researcher who co-authored the first North American study of medication errors is calling on Ohio and other states to require the reporting of mistakes in community pharmacies. Hospitals already have to document such errors.

Ohioans Expected To Increase Holiday Shopping Spending

Nov 20, 2018
A shopper browses sales in a store at the Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe, Ohio In this Nov. 27, 2015 file photo, a shopper browses sales in a store at the Cincinnati Premium Outlets in Monroe, Ohio in this Nov. 27, 2015 file photo.
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With Ohio consumer confidence continuing to soar, economic forecasters said Monday they expect Ohio shoppers to increase holiday spending by 3.2 percent over last year.

A marijuana-derived drug the U.S. Food and Drug Administration just approved has connections to Cincinnati.

The University of Cincinnati's board of trustees votes Tuesday on whether to rescind an honorary degree award to Bill Cosby. The honor was bestowed in 2001 when Cosby served as the commencement speaker.

A supporter of white nationalist Richard Spencer is dropping his lawsuit against the University of Cincinnati. The dismissal was filed in U.S. District Court Wednesday.

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