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…
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. Consider… more>
When American physicist Richard Feynman in 1982 proposed creating a quantum computer that could solve complex problems, the idea was merely a theory scientists believed was far off in the future. A few decades later, USC… more>
Skylab astronaut and USC alumnus Jerry Carr presented USC Dornsife student Simca Bouma with a $10,000 scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) during a public presentation and ceremony. The event was held… more>
John H. Marburger III, former dean of USC Dornsife and science adviser to President George W. Bush, has died. He was 70. Marburger died at his home in Port Jefferson, N.Y., on July 28, after a four-year bout with… more>
Senior Jake Bloch grew up seeing religion and science mixed together — right on his father’s bookshelf. Books by Alfred North Whitehead sat side by side with those by Albert Einstein, along with Houston Smith… more>
Daniel J. Strouse, one of 14 students from U.S. universities chosen to receive the prestigious Churchill Scholarship, is the first at USC. Churchill Scholars must demonstrate extraordinary talent, outstanding academic… more>
USC professor Stephan Haas has been named vice dean for research, effective Jan. 1, it was announced by USC College Dean Howard Gillman. In his new role, Haas will develop and lead USC College-wide research initiatives,… 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>
Nick Warner leans forward in his desk chair, his arms outstretched, hands cupping the air in front of him as if protecting a small flame. "When I was 15, I had something explode right here," he says. For Warner, USC… more>
Imagine watching the birth of the universe — the Big Bang — from the outside. What would you have seen? At that moment and for the next 380,000 years, a Big Nothing, as photons and particles clung to each other… more>