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Focus on Technology
2:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

African space agency, a giant leap for some

With a goal of building a space rocket, Uganda now is working on a single-seater plane.
NTV

This fall members of the African Union Commission are scheduled to release their recommendations for an African Space Agency. The feasibility study is chaired by South Africa and includes Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Egypt and Algeria.

For some, a space agency is the likely next step. Since 2010 satellite capacity across the continent has almost tripled, helping to fuel Africa's mobile revolution, according to University of Cincinnati aerospace engineering professor Grant Schaffner.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:46 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Irish Collections Website

UC Rare Books Library launches Irish Collections website
Provided, UC Archives and Rare Books Library

  Anyone who wants to dive deeper into Irish history and culture than what they’ll find on tap at the local taverns Monday should check out the University of Cincinnati Archives and Rare Books Library’s new website featuring its rare Irish literature collection. UC Rare Books Library Head Archivist Kevin Grace, and UC Student Melissa Schirmer, who put the site together,  give us a pre-St. Patrick’s Day primer on all things Irish.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Brother, Can You Spare a Bitcoin?

Bitcoin, currency for the technology age or passing fad?

  Since the electronic virtual currency Bitcoin began circulating in 2009, it has garnered strong support, as well as serious concern, world-wide. Proponents of the crypto-currency point to its transparency and ease of use, while critics claim it is no more than a commodities bubble.

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Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue March 11, 2014

The War on Drugs, Time to Change Tactics?

Some call for a radical shift in the way the U.S. battles our continuing drug abuse problem.

  The United States has been waging the War on Drugs for more than 40 years, spending an estimated $1 trillion  during  that time. Many wonder if it’s time to re-think how we fight drug abuse and the criminal enterprise that surrounds and fosters it, through a system of substance regulation and control.

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Cincinnati Edition
8:02 am
Sun March 9, 2014

Tracing Your Ancestry with Library Resources

Public Libarary's genealogy resources can help you trace your ancestry.
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