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Living the California Dream

Living the California Dream

A Maymester course deepens students’ understanding and appreciation of Los Angeles by enabling them to experience the city’s iconic modernist architecture.

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The Smell of Suspicion

The Smell of Suspicion

Research by USC Dornsife’s Norbert Schwarz of psychology demonstrates the real-life implications of the expression “something smells fishy.”

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Humans Push Mosquitoes to Adapt

Humans Push Mosquitoes to Adapt

Biologist Sergey Nuzhdin shows that strong evolutionary pressure drives mosquitoes to adapt quickly to human influences.

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This Must Be the Place

This Must Be the Place

USC Dornsife creative writing alumna Angela Flournoy ’07 weaves together her fascination with history, the city of Detroit and the bonds of family in her debut novel, The Turner House.

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Diet appears to slow aging

Diet appears to slow aging

Research from Valter Longo of USC Dornsife’s biological sciences department demonstrates health benefits in mice and yeast; three cycles of a similar diet given to humans.

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Targeting Hearts

Targeting Hearts

Inspired to find answers by her grandfather’s heart disease, Tiffany Lian is conducting research on taste receptors that may benefit drug discovery and development.

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