The USC Viterbi Startup Garage opened its doors last summer with the goal of spawning a wave of dynamic, high-tech companies in Southern California that...... Read more
What’s the route between smell and memory? Where’s the connection between habits and Parkinson’s disease? How does one detour into addiction? To answer these and other...... Read more
The USC Digital Humanities Program launches, previewing the innovative scholarship it will support. Eavesdrop on students at the USC School of Cinematic Arts’ new interactive...... Read more
The human brain has 86 billion neurons. These individual cells act in concert to send electrical messages that result in our thoughts, memories and movements....... Read more
Scientists have discovered a key molecular cog in a plant’s biological clock — one that modulates the speed of circadian, or daily, rhythms based on...... Read more
Keck Medicine of USC is the first medical center in Los Angeles to offer a unique implantable treatment for sleep apnea, a chronic disorder that...... Read more
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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.