USC Dornsife researchers studying a common Caribbean coral’s ability to adapt to rising temperatures turn up an unexpected result.
Associate Professors Naomi Levine, Seth John and J. Cameron Thrash are recognized for their research contributions to aquatic microbial ecology.
The USC Dornsife senior hopes to use his social policy experience in legislative work or community organizing before going to law school.
Learning about the blue economy and aquatic farming enables students from King/Drew Magnet High School of Medicine and Science, some of whom have never visited the ocean or a lab, to see science career possibilities.
Scientists aiming to save failing reefs by transplanting healthy coral reveal that success lies with genetic diversity — and not a single, coveted “super coral.”
Marine microbiologist Doug Capone details the current understanding of the role nitrogen-fixing marine microbes play in the nitrogen cycle in his latest book. [5 min read]
USC Dornsife senior Connie Machuca studies corals and anemones to understand how they respond to rising temperatures, acidification and other ocean-related issues linked to climate change. [4 min read]
Eric Friedlander of mathematics and David Hutchins of biological sciences join the prestigious organization with lifetime fellowships. [1 ½ min read]
New research by USC Dornsife scientists shows domoic acid from ocean algae is a chronic problem with natural and man-made origins. [3 3/4 min read]