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The Southern California Earthquake Center

SCEC sponsors research of earthquake phenomena in Southern California, including fault-system dynamics, earthquake physics, seismic wave propagation, and seismic hazard analysis.

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Artificial Retina Receives FDA Approval

USC researchers have developed a retinal prosthetic system that could provide vision to millions of blind persons. The receiver sends signals to the retina that travel through the optic nerve to the brain, where they can be interpreted as a visual picture.

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SOCRA RESEARCH COORDINATOR PREP-COURSE & CERTIFICATION

The Office of Research is sponsoring a Clinical Research Coordinator Certification prep-course and exam, given by the Society for Clinical Research (SOCRA), on Feb 5 and 6, 2015. More information HERE.

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