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.
Like a smart sensor that adjusts the lighting in each room and a home's overall temperature, a protein that governs the making of other proteins in the cell also appears capable of controlling fat levels in the body.
The average American receives more than 15 hours a day of digital media, everything from YouTube videos and Netflix movies to computer games and text messages. But how much of that time are we really paying attention? And ...
There are plenty of body parts that don't grow back when you lose them. Nails are an exception, and a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) reveals some of the reasons why.
Two USC researchers have proposed a link between string field theory and quantum mechanics that could open the door to using string field theory—or a broader version of it, called M-theory—as the basis of all physics.
Researchers studying how big the Internet is have found that it "sleeps," almost like a living creature.
Imagine being able to take a pill that lets you eat all of the ice cream, cookies, and cakes that you wanted – without gaining any weight.
In a recent study, USC Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute chemists have dispelled a long-held notion regarding the ubiquitous fluorine-containing trifluoromethyl group.
Lack of inclusion in national surveys may skew our understanding of the public's opinion on immigration
Jane Junn, professor of political science, likens her research on public opinion of immigration to a white light entering a prism—specifically the iconic image on the cover of Pink Floyd's album The Dark Side of the Moon.
Scientists have discovered a key molecular cog in a plant's biological clock – one that modulates the speed of circadian (daily) rhythms based on temperature.
Thanks to new LEGO-like components developed by researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering, it is now possible to build a 3-D microfluidic system quickly and cheaply by simply snapping together small modules by ...