A tall, mysterious edifice looms over Shanghai. The Oriental Pearl Tower, located in the Pudong district, juts out of the landscape as if from another place and time.
USC College undergraduates Annie Gillman and Blair Jason… more>
Before plastic surgery and botox, an ancient culture had a different way of dealing with the quest for eternal youth.
Why not simply live forever? In medieval China, third century B.C., people believed it possible to be 800… more>
David Bottjer writes about the discovery of rare fossils in China
By Pamela J. Johnson August 2005
They were the width of a few hairs pressed together, but the microscopic fossils discovered in China were enormous in their… more>
USC anthropologist wins in popular Chinese televised talent show By Kaitlin Solimine March 2005 At USC, Eugene Cooper is merely an anthropology professor. In China, he’s a national celebrity. A sinologist who… more>
On the third floor of the International Residential College at Parkside, three young women—freshman-year suitemates—are in their rooms, with the doors opened, studying for their finals. At first glance, their suite… more>