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Center for Dark Energy Biosphere Investigations (C-DEBI)

C-DEBI is a National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded Science and Technology Center on the deep biosphere. Its mission is to explore life beneath the seafloor and make transformative discoveries that advance science, benefit society, and inspire people of all ages and origins.

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Training American Soldiers in Foreign Cultures

Immersive video environments created by USC researchers train U.S. military officers in the language and culture of other countries.

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Announcing USC’s Center for Health Systems Innovation

The Center for Health Systems Innovation (CHSI), a new university-level Organized Research Unit, will be led by Dr. Carol Peden. CHSI will serve as a bridge between Keck Medicine of USC & faculty & students interested in research & education aimed at improving the quality & efficiency of health care delivery. More information here.

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