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Nutrition Key to Aggressive Behavior

Nutrition Key to Aggressive Behavior

November 16, 2004

Early malnutrition may lead to low IQ and later antisocial behavior, says a new USC study. The work is an important first step in identifying early risk factors for adult violence and developing programs to prevent it. By…

Teaming Up for Drug Discovery

Teaming Up for Drug Discovery

November 1, 2004

New program links chemists and pharmaceutical scientists By Eva Emerson November 2004 Traditionally, the development of new drug therapies followed a linear course, with little interaction between the chemists who created new…

At the Intersection of Law and Philosophy

At the Intersection of Law and Philosophy

November 1, 2004

New Center examines legal and moral issuesBy Katherine Yungmee KimNovember 2004What sorts of legal restrictions should we have in biomedical research? What legislation needs to be promulgated for environmental preservation?…

Fulbright Taps IR Professor Twice

Fulbright Taps IR Professor Twice

October 20, 2004

Carol Wise, the fourth Fulbright scholar in the USC School of International Relations, will spend a year studying effects of NAFTA on Canada and Mexico. Her goal: To pinpoint ways nations can tackle the social deficit created…

Collective Action Key to Solving Global Ills

Collective Action Key to Solving Global Ills

October 12, 2004

The go-it-alone principle won’t solve planet-wide problems such as terrorism and global warming, says a USC international relations expert. Cooperation is key. By Usha Sutliff Pressing global problems – from…

USC College Scientists Recognized by AAAS

USC College Scientists Recognized by AAAS

October 1, 2004

World’s largest general scientific society honors USC faculty membersBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004Three USC scientists have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a…

Cancer Protein Revealed

Cancer Protein Revealed

October 1, 2004

X-ray “snapshots” capture the moves of a key cancer proteinBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004A USC College scientist has captured the first-ever views of a potent cancer protein in action, revealing new details about how…

On Our Own Two Feet

On Our Own Two Feet

October 1, 2004

By Katherine Yungmee KimOctober 2004Upright: The Evolutionary Key to Becoming HumanBy Craig StanfordHoughton Mifflin Company, $24.00Bipeds are bizarre.So asserts USC College anthropologist Craig Stanford in his latest book,…

Jane Goodall Speaks at Bovard Auditorium

Jane Goodall Speaks at Bovard Auditorium

October 1, 2004

By Katherine Yungmee KimOctober 2004Jane Goodall, the famed primatologist, delivered a speech in the Bovard Auditorium at the University of Southern California on Oct. 25. A crowd of more than 1,000, mostly students, welcomed…

When Good Metals Go Bad

When Good Metals Go Bad

October 1, 2004

USC scientists explore the complex and costly problem of corrosion in metalsBy Eric MankinOctober 2004Air travel could become safer as a result of USC interdisciplinary research into corrosion-induced failure in…