USC College Magazine Spring/Summer 2010
SPECIAL FOCUS: SCIENCE
Cover Story: What lies deep beneath the ocean floor? With a $25 million NSF grant, Katrina Edwards and her team are determined to find out. By Susan Andrews
The Brain and Creativity Institute takes on humankind's biggest neuroscientific questions with intellect and an artistic soul.
Donal Manahan's course in Antarctica focuses on integrative biology. Yes, there will be penguins.
The Loh Down on Science host reminds us that science belongs to everyone. So, let's enjoy.
These one-celled fungi are not only good for making bread, beer and whiskey. They’re also an important research tool in the fight against cancer.
USC College's Michel Baudry and graduate student Sohila Zadran brought 40 years of research to a pinnacle with their breakthroughs in the science of learning and memory.
The massive temblors in Haiti and Chile should serve as a warning for Angelenos. To prepare, the Southern California Earthquake Center housed in USC College created The Great California ShakeOut. On Oct. 21 at 10:21 a.m., USC, along with 6.9 million people, will participate in the annual drill.
Stuttering, Parkinson's disease, Fragile X syndrome. The neural circuitry of songbirds holds one of the keys to understanding and repairing vocal learning in humans.
With backup from some talented musicians, science takes center stage at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Cutting-edge instrumental facilities pave the way for more innovative research.
After the Station fire and flash flooding, astronomer Edward Rhodes and one of his undergrads attempt to make it up Mt. Wilson to the 60-foot solar tower.
With the help of a small flowering plant and a fruit fly, Simon Tavaré is leading a team of researchers to advance our understanding of the genetic origins of human disease.
Lin Chen's Eureka! moment leads to major breakthroughs in structural biology.
Read how researchers in the basic and applied sciences at USC work side-by-side to solve complex problems.
Nick Warner's scientific curiosity was sparked at a young age. Now he shares the same joy of discovery with students and television viewers around the world.
Alan Nelson ’72 pioneers technology for the early detection of cervical and lung cancers.
Campus News & Events
In the Field
Let There Be Light
In the Spotlight
The Science of Language (Na'vi, That Is)
A Global Lens
Trojans Give Back
In My Own Words
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