The University of Southern California (USC) was founded in 1880 and is the oldes private research center in the West. USC divides the campus into University Park which houses the College of Letters and Science and professional schools and The Health Science campus. The Health Science campus is North of the Los Angeles University Park campus and houses the Keck School of Medicine, School of Dentistry and three major-teaching hospitals. USC is known for its Occupational Science and Occupational Therapy and Biokinseology and Physical Therapy and Biomedical Engineering research and Chemistry department.
Earth sciences researcher examines string of related disasters striking Nepal
For Nepal, the hits just keep coming.
Insights into genomic instability during the early stages of embryonic cell development
The environment within a cell is a paradoxical balance of order and chaos. Proteins, DNA and countless other biological molecules tumble together in a wildly turbulent system that somehow holds together to engender life.
Tiny sponge fossil upsets evolutionary model
Researchers have unearthed a fossil of a sponge, no bigger than a grain of sand, that existed 60 million years earlier than many expected.
Why don't men live as long as women?
Across the entire world, women can expect to live longer than men. But why does this occur, and was this always the case?
Researchers introduce new layered semiconducting materials as silicon alternative
When the new iPhone came out, customers complained that it could be bent—but what if you could roll up your too big 6 Plus to actually fit in your pocket? That technology might be available sooner than you think, based ...
Fast and accurate synchronization in the 'blink' of an eye
"Let's synchronize our watches." It's the classic line before a group goes out on a mission. We are all familiar with the concept of synchronized clocks - less known, but equally important, is that wireless devices need to ...
New portable device could test how 'squishy' cancerous tumors are
Tumors come in all shapes, sizes ... and squishiness. And it turns out that matters, if you want to know how to treat them.
Tracking the genetic arms race between humans and mosquitoes
Every time you put on bug spray this summer, you're launching a strike in the ongoing war between humans and mosquitoes—one that is rapidly driving the evolution of the pests.
DNA of bacteria crucial to ecosystem defies explanation
Scientists have found something they can't quite explain in one of the most barren environments on Earth: a bacterium whose DNA sequence contains elements usually only found in a much higher organism.
Ads in free mobile apps have hidden costs for both users and developers, study finds
There's no such thing as free - especially with smartphone apps, according to a new study.