When Anna Krylov saw the initial program for a leading international conference in quantum chemistry to take place next year in Beijing, China, she sighed. She was disappointed, but not surprised.
The list of 24 invited… more>
Chosen by their peers in recognition of their research that significantly raises the bar of our understanding of science worldwide, an unprecedented 13 scientists from USC Dornsife have been elected fellows of the 2012… more>
Scientists at USC and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab have discovered a new route by which a proton (a hydrogen atom that lost its electron) can move from one molecule to another — a basic component of countless … more>
To learn why time moves only forward one must first understand a fundamental law of physics: the increase of entropy. The law describes the tendency for systems to go from a state of higher organization to disorder.
Envision a romantic comedy with a science-based plot.
The leading roles are biologists, let’s say, working in the same lab, using Schizoaccharomyces pombe to find a cure for cancer. Love ensues, followed by some… more>