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
Whether playing fusion, bebop or modern jazz, bassist George Ban-Weiss loses himself in the passion, creativity and freedom of music, finding transcendence in his art. His...... Read more
If you want to know why hearing and communication neuroscience matters, meet Richard Reed. A musician who lost his hearing for nearly a decade, Reed...... Read more
Karen Kensek thinks of buildings as living organisms, self-adjusting and self-correcting, as they transmit a constant stream of data about themselves. Unlike most living organisms,...... Read more
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USC researchers are developing tools to analyze genetic properties in cancer tumor tissue, allowing physicians to predict which tumors respond to certain types of chemotherapy.