USC scientists believe they have solved the mystery of what prompts the intertwined double-helix DNA to open its two strands and then start replication. Read more
The Keck School of Medicine of USC will collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of researchers and universities to uncover the underlying causes of dementia and...... Read more
Rather than taking medication, a growing number of people who suffer from chronic pain, epilepsy and drug cravings are zapping their skulls in the hopes...... Read more
Researchers at USC will demonstrate how using wearable technology and smartphones can improve cancer treatment at a White House event on Oct. 3. Read more
Of the 7 billion people who make up the world population, 1.2 billion do not have access to electricity. Solid fuel — mainly wood and...... Read more
After 10 weeks of flawless operation in 2015, the radar aboard NASA’s billion-dollar Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite suddenly stopped sending signals back to Earth. Read more
New initiative launches at a contentious time for politicians and policymakers.
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VSRI focuses on the nature, analysis and evaluation of visual evidence in order to interrogate the relationship of seeing, believing, and proving from Antiquity to the present.
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Scientists at USC's Atherosclerosis Research Unit co-developed an ultrasound method for measureing carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT), to detect the buildup of fats in and on artery walls as an early predictor of heart disease.