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A USC Dornsife senior is working on hydroponics — the practice of growing plants in water without soil.
Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC resident Seonghong Min received a $25,000 research grant for his proposal on the effects of antibodies on the regrowth of jawbone.
In the midst of a winter cold snap, a study from researchers in the United States and Greece reveals an overlooked side effect of economic crisis.
Keck Medicine of USC has become the world’s first medical center to implant a responsive brain device newly approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat epilepsy.
Regenerative medicine may offer ways to banish baldness that don’t involve toupees.
In Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, the eponymous hero is a black slave who has suffered brutal treatment at the hands of his murderous former owners.
Keck Medicine of USC research to slow vision loss for macular degeneration patients has been funded as part of the third round of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine’s Disease Team awards.
Los Angeles residents who live near a Metro Expo Line station on Exposition Boulevard tripled their ridership since the rail opened last year, according to a new USC study.
New research from USC suggests that cells in the blood-brain barrier may control multiple steps in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease.
When he was 9 years old, Ewald Schuster saw a Harrier jet scream over Lake Ontario.
Researchers at the USC School of Social Work are developing a repository to integrate data across state and local agencies to improve services for families.
An innovative researcher, Remo Rohs is being noticed in big ways.
Selim Zilkha has pledged a gift of $5 million to the Keck School of Medicine of USC to fund a new endowed chair in Alzheimer’s disease research.
A team of 18 researchers will spend their holiday season at sea, using underwater robots to explore the extreme habitats of life under the sea crust.
Nearly 900,000: That’s how many infants, toddlers and preschoolers are in Los Angeles County right now.
Exposure to air pollution appears to increase the risk for autism among people who carry a genetic disposition for the neurodevelopment disorder, according to new research.
Researchers in a multiyear study are using magnetic resonance imaging to understand the long-term effect of statins drugs on arterial blockages.
Investigators at USC and The Saban Research Institute of Children’s Hospital Los Angeles moved society closer to a day when diseases can be detected before symptoms appear.
It’s difficult to forget the harrowing images of emaciated, hollow-eyed Romanian orphans whose plight was revealed after the fall of Communist leader Nicolae Ceausescu’s brutal regime in 1989.
The Brain and Creativity Institute has received a $1.5 million grant to investigate the neurobiology of feelings at the cellular level.
The Department of Surgery will fund one of its faculty’s participation in the clinical researcher education curriculum.
Research by a USC faculty member tells a different story about the middle class than the one being spun by the administration.
Thorsten Becker has won a grant that will support his continued research in Germany on the source of earthquakes and the dynamics of faults.
USC School of Social Work postdoctoral fellow Erin Kelly has received a two-year $100,000 award from the Friends of The Semel Institute Scholar Program.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering researchers have developed a faster 3-D printing process.
Adolescents with a parent or sibling who has been deployed are more likely than their nonmilitary peers to feel depressed, according to a USC study
Antonio Damasio spoke about the neuroscience of creativity during a recent conference in San Diego that drew 30,000 worldwide scientists.
As winter approaches, days will get shorter and nights longer, requiring more electricity to light and heat homes.
A lavishly illustrated monograph on European history created by Daniela Bleichmar has been awarded the American Historical Association’s 2013 Leo Gershoy Award.
For individuals who rely on self-propelled wheelchairs, upper body injuries can be catastrophic.
Researchers at USC have created a solvent that will dissolve semiconductors safely and cheaply, allowing them to be applied as a thin film that could create the next generation of low-cost electronics.
The oldest big cat fossil ever found — which fills in a significant gap in the fossil record — has been discovered on a paleontological dig in Tibet, scientists announced.
A first-of-its-kind study reveals new insights regarding births to teens involved with the child welfare system in Los Angeles County.
Most people think that their planners or iPhones keep them organized, when proteins such as liver kinase b1 (Lkb1) actually have a lot more to do with it.
National experts on the sensory issues tied to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders exchanged their respective research at the 24th USC Occupational Science Symposium.