USC Dornsife student Thomas Honeyman helps cofound FindMySong.com, which connects musicians who want to create music together.
Meat and cheese may be as bad as smoking, according to a new study led by Valter Longo, biological sciences professor at USC Dornsife.
Antonia Szabari and Natania Meeker of French and Italian, and comparative literature, research plants as a life form in…
Key smartphone colors were invented at USC by chemist Mark Thompson, who has joint appointments at USC Dornsife and the USC…
The new Center for Self-Report Science at USC Dornsife, led by behavioral scientist and psychologist Arthur Stone, is helping…
The strongest muscle in the human body, the tongue is our sole muscle connected only on one end. Like an octopus arm, the tongue contains no skeletal support and uses its many muscle groups to contract, lengthen, bend and… more>
Tiny brown eggs dotted with what looks like speckles of liquid dark chocolate rest atop nests, while fuzzy, baby quails chirp and waddle inside the glass incubator. Hanging above a laser-scanning confocal microscope, a poster… more>
Born to an Austrian Jewish father and American Indian mother, David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota. His siblings range from a brother who has straight, jet black hair and dark… more>
You wake up in the morning, make toast then tweet about it. Later, you tell your followers about standing in line at Starbucks and feeding the cat. Kate Flint is interested in the concept of the everyday and ordinary. What is… more>
You’re at a dinner party and the vichyssoise is a mere memory, the smoked velouté of partridge is gone and you’re deep into the butterscotch budino. What’s the one subject that has not been broached?… more>
As a 5-year-old growing up in Stockholm, Sweden, Anna Krakus learned English by watching The Sound of Music. “I became obsessed with the film,” said Krakus, who has Polish parents and spoke Swedish and Polish at… more>
Countless have asked, but Gabriel Uzquiano sought to answer: How many angels can dance on the point of a needle? The question asks not what is the case, but rather what can be the case. Some philosophers take what can be the… more>
If you like piña coladas and getting caught in the rain, if you're not into yoga, if you have half a brain . . . The lyrics to this popular ’70s song make choosing a mate sound simple. But Wendy Wood knows… more>
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It was an unforgettable spring morning in 2011 when residents of King Harbor in Redondo Beach, Calif., awoke to find millions of dead anchovies, sardines and mackerel packed into the marina. The stench was strong enough to… more>
In a recent open house, leading members of the German-speaking community in Los Angeles joined faculty and students to celebrate the official reopening of the USC-Max Kade Institute for Austrian-German-Swiss Studies. Housed… more>