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Preparing for a Quantum Leap in Computing

February 1, 2006

Daniel Lidar foresees a future where scientists put quantum physics to work, and he’s already figuring out ways to keep quantum computing stable and safe. By Tom Siegfried March 2006 Imagine a place where anything…

Exploring the Biological Unknown

Exploring the Biological Unknown

November 1, 2005

College geneticist studies yeast for insight into cell growth and cancer By Eva Emerson November 2005 Like Hamlet, eventually all cells must make a fateful decision: To divide or not to divide. And like the melancholy Prince…

Fast Fading Visual Image May Signal Retreating Memory

January 1, 2005

A new study by USC College scientists links a deficit in visual memory to the mild cognitive impairments that may precede Alzheimer’s disease By Eva Emerson January 2005 A simple test of visual short-term memory may…

USC College Scientists Recognized by AAAS

USC College Scientists Recognized by AAAS

October 1, 2004

World’s largest general scientific society honors USC faculty membersBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004Three USC scientists have been elected as Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), a…

Cancer Protein Revealed

Cancer Protein Revealed

October 1, 2004

X-ray “snapshots” capture the moves of a key cancer proteinBy Eva EmersonOctober 2004A USC College scientist has captured the first-ever views of a potent cancer protein in action, revealing new details about how…

When Good Metals Go Bad

When Good Metals Go Bad

October 1, 2004

USC scientists explore the complex and costly problem of corrosion in metalsBy Eric MankinOctober 2004Air travel could become safer as a result of USC interdisciplinary research into corrosion-induced failure in…