Iron is the single most abundant element on our planet. It’s also one of the most important for living organisms, which use it for myriad...... Read more
A common genetic variation, ApoE4, linked to Alzheimer’s disease greatly raises the likelihood of tiny brain bleeds in some men, scientists have found. These “microbleeds”...... Read more
Imagine that people are trapped on the top floor of a burning skyscraper as firefighters scramble to rescue them. What if robots intervened, putting fewer...... Read more
Concussions can literally kill. An estimated 3 million Americans suffer them annually. Unfortunately, many athletes often understate the severity of their head injuries to remain...... Read more
Making a plan can mean the difference in overcoming a difficult childhood, while just thinking about those difficulties can drag down the child. Read more
Mapping the ocean’s ecosystems is an ongoing challenge for marine biologists. In the hope of providing a better approach, USC Viterbi School of Engineering PhD student...... Read more
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USC’s Institute for Creative Technologies has developed breakthrough technologies to render digital characters more lifelike than ever.