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Scientists from the Southern California Earthquake Center at USC have been able to piece together a clearer picture of the varying risk that regions throughout Southern California face due to earthquake.
Applying to the National Institutes of Health for grants is among the most challenging of hurdles for early career biomedical researchers.
Can patients with kidney disease be effectively treated with injections of stem cells or other cells that aren’t fully differentiated?
Naomi Levine and Smaranda Marinescu are two recent faculty additions in the sciences made by the USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences.
For the first time, neuroscientists have systematically identified the white matter “scaffold” of the human brain, the critical communications network that supports brain function.
USC Viterbi School of Engineering Professor Amy Childress is working on a concept to make desalination more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly.
A Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC study uncovers new details on how bundles of nerves and arteries interact with stem cells.
Daphna Oyserman, professor of psychology, education and communication, has found answers to a perplexing question through her research on self, culture and motivation.
Scientists at USC have been seeking a solution to decoherence — the “noise” that prevents quantum processors from functioning properly.
A new study shows New York fashion designers don’t just flock to trends: They also do nearly all their business within the confines of the city’s historic Garment District.
You can tell your future domestic assistive robot to “go to the kitchen and get a bottle of water from the table,” but how will it decide what that means and how best to execute this request?
Newly published research led by Keck School of Medicine of USC scientists reveals clues that could lead to more precise understanding of prostate cancer.
New findings add a layer of understanding to the evolution of birds from dinosaurs, thanks to a study by USC and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
A USC study is part of a national conversation to find evidence-based interventions that lower health care costs.
USC scientists Sean Curran and Shanshan Pang have identified a collection of genes that allow an organism to adapt to different diets.
As a young professor in the 1960s, Lois Banner was moved by history. She had no idea at the time that she would play such a vital part in it.
For the first time, scientists and engineers have identified a critical cancer-causing component in the virus that causes Kaposi’s sarcoma.
The Southern California Clinical Translational Science Institute has developed courses that bring together USC faculty and PhD candidates to give them hands-on experience with investigators from diverse backgrounds.
The research group of USC Viterbi School of Engineering Professor Mahta Moghaddam is developing a novel imaging and treatment system for breast cancer.
Moeka Komachi has been interested in the way the mind works since her high school days in Hong Kong.
It’s an unusual coupling: A linguist and a marine biologist are working together to investigate the human tongue.
The Keck School of Medicine of USC will host the Lasker Lectures featuring recipients of the 2013 Lasker Awards.
Los Angeles, a metropolis perched on the edge of a coast, can expect to experience sea level rise of as much as two feet by 2050 due to climate change, according to current projections.
Transitioning into new schools and coping with a parent’s wartime deployment can increase the risks that military children are victimized by other students and are carrying weapons to school.
Valter Longo is out to prove that gerontology is a young man’s game — much like rock ’n’ roll.
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.