Alumna Hyejung “Hazel” Lee honed her lab skills at USC Dornsife, and now she uses them at Beyond Meats, a maker of meat substitutes.
Extending their expertise into the solar system, Earth scientists aid in the exploration of our planetary neighbors, including the search for signs of extraterrestrial life.
Earth sciences researcher hopes a long-term study of a Southern California oil spill will help guide future decisions about how to repair affected ecosystems.
Study sheds new light on the catastrophic changes resulting from a burst of greenhouse gases and rising temperatures that wiped out most life and led to the rise of Jurassic dinosaurs.
Surprising findings may help authorities predict wet-weather dangers in burn areas and protect residents.
How do you measure a cloud? How do you census a swarm of bees? Machine learning provides insights into complex natural phenomena.
USC Dornsife paleobiologist David Bottjer and PhD student Alison Cribb, along with an international team of researchers, find ancient clues on the seafloor that show how life bounced back after 90% of species died off.
USC Dornsife scientists’ analysis of seismic data identifies a six-year cycle of super- and sub-rotation that affects the length of a day.
An analysis of historical seismic events by a USC Dornsife scientist helps explain why large tsunamis still occur after relatively small earthquakes.