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…
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>