The Caribbean islands have been pushed east over the past 50 million years, driven by the movement of the Earth’s viscous mantle against the more rooted South American continent, new research by geophysicists in USC… more>
Using a newly developed analytical technique, a team led by USC Dornsife scientists was the first to identify long-hypothesized vitamin B deficient zones in the ocean.
“This is another twist to what limits life in the… more>
Ancient Antarctica was warmer and wetter than previously suspected, enough to support vegetation along its edges, according to a new study led by USC Dornsife’s Sarah Feakins.
By examining the remnants of plant leaf wax… more>
Researchers with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies, housed in USC Dornsife, have received a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study the composition and complexity of marine… more>