University of Southern California

Nothing fishy about sardine kill

Algal bloom specialist David Caron knows exactly what caused the death of 2.5 million sardines at King Harbor and is producing a paper on his research. The city of Redondo Beach gave him and his team a coin ...

dateApr 05, 2011 in Environment
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Motors on a mission

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a new study, Don Arnold and collaborators show that a microscopic motor drives axonal proteins to the right location in a neuron.

dateMar 25, 2011 in Neuroscience
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High-spending hospitals may save more lives

Studies have shown that regions spending more on medical care, such as Miami, do not have better health outcomes than regions that spend relatively less, such as Minneapolis. However, less is known about how medical spending ...

dateJan 31, 2011 in Health
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Smart fences recognize bad airport neighbors

A perimeter-protection system created by a team from the USC Viterbi School of Engineering took Best Paper prize at the IEEE Homeland Security Conference in November 2010, and is now moving to deployment at a Florida airport, ...

dateJan 26, 2011 in Engineering
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