As USC Dornsife’s newly appointed associate dean for science and health, USC alumna Erin Quinn has a far-reaching vision to…
The USC Dornsife alumnus was dean of the USC Marshall School of Business for a decade, then became a forward-looking banker.
Students from USC Dornsife’s Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI) launch an aerial camera attached to a helium-filled weather…
Remo Rohs, assistant professor of computational biology at USC Dornsife, publishes three award-winning papers, one named a…
USC Dornsife’s Jacques Hymans has won the 2014 Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for his book about nuclear ambitions.
In a discovery that further demonstrates just how unexpected and unusual nature can be, scientists have found two strains of bacteria whose symbiotic relationship is unlike anything seen before. Working with William Berelson,… more>
Some bacteria grow electrical hair that lets them link up in big biological circuits, according to a USC College biophysicist and his collaborators. The finding suggests that microbial colonies may survive, communicate and… more>
Bacteria dance the electric slide, officially named electrokinesis, in a new study by USC geobiologists. The study, published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Early Edition, describes a bacterial… more>
According to the National Science Foundation, 80 percent of jobs in the future will require some math and science skills. "Math and science are the new foundational literacy for everyone," said Tom Luce, chief executive… more>
Biofilms are everywhere — in dental plaque and ear canals, on contact lenses and in water pipelines — and the bacteria that make them get more resilient with age, finds a new study in FEMS Microbiology… more>
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Once considered a barren plain with an odd hydrothermal vent, the seafloor appears to be teeming with microbial life, according to a paper to be published in Nature. “A 60,000-kilometer seam of basalt is exposed along… more>
The oldest-known animal eggs and embryos, whose first pictures made the cover of Nature in 1998, were so small they looked like bugs – which, it now appears, they may have been. This week, a study in the same… more>
Every creature has its place and role in the oceans – even the smallest microbe, according to a new study. Scientists have long endorsed the concept of a unique biological niche for most animals and plants – a… more>