UK firm in Facebook row suspends CEO amid fresh revelations

Cambridge Analytica, the British firm at the centre of a major scandal rocking Facebook, suspended its chief executive Alexander Nix Tuesday, as he became embroiled in fresh controversy and lawmakers on both sides of the ...

Breaking up with Facebook? It's harder than it looks

Facebook's latest privacy scandal, involving Trump campaign consultants who allegedly stole data on tens of millions of users in order to influence elections, has some people reconsidering their relationship status with the ...

What plants can teach us about oil spill clean-up and microfluidics

For years, scientists have been inspired by nature to innovate solutions to tricky problems, even oil spills—manmade disasters with devastating environmental and economic consequences. A new USC study takes a cue from leaf ...

A method for predicting the impact of global warming on disease

Scientists have devised a method for predicting how rising global temperatures are likely to affect the severity of diseases mediated by parasites. Their method can be applied widely to different host-pathogen combinations ...

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