Diamonds are forever — or, at least, the effects of this diamond on quantum computing may be.
A team that includes scientists from USC has built a quantum computer in a diamond, the first of its kind to include… more>
Scientists have taken the next major step toward quantum computing, which will use quantum mechanics to revolutionize the way information is processed.
Quantum computers will capitalize on the mind-bending properties of … more>
Air and water meet over most of the earth’s surface, but exactly where one ends and the other begins turns out to be a surprisingly subtle question.
A new study in Nature narrows the boundary to just one quarter of… more>
For the first time, an active delamination of continental lithosphere has been found beneath the Colorado Plateau. Meghan Miller, assistant professor of earth sciences in USC Dornsife, and her team’s discovery is… more>
Hang around the Department of Earth Sciences in USC College in the spring and you might notice posters on the walls asking pointed questions.
"Enjoy hiking, climbing, and traveling to exotic spots?" one asks. "Curious about… more>
A method pioneered to find the genetic basis of human diseases also holds promise for locating the genes behind important traits in plants, according to a study published online on March 24 by the journal Nature.
A large team… more>