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Port Of Los Angeles & MBDA at USC Team Up to Promote Trade

  The Port of Los Angeles and the U.S. Department of Commerce Minority Business Development Agency (MDBA) Center at the University of Southern California

Here’s What Soda Does to Young Rats’ Brains

2 days agoHealth : Healthland

Soda is on the mind. A new small study in rats found that drinking sugary beverages may result in memory issues down the line. University of Southern California researchers looked at adult and adolescent rats, and feed them sugary beverages (meant to mimic soda) for a month. After a month, the rats completed tasks that…

5 arrested in fatal assault on USC grad student

3 days agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Nineteen-year-old Jonathan Del Carmen, 18-year-old Andrew Garcia and three juveniles have been arrested in connection with the fatal beating of 24-year-old University of Southern California grad student Xinran Ji last Wednesday

Leaders Like Ken Noble Remind Us of the Value of Affirmative Action  

This week the New York Times ran an obituary of one of its own—Kenneth B. Noble. Noble closed his professional career as a professor of journalism at the University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley. He had started that career with 17 years as a reporter for the Times, including a five-year stint as head of the paper's West Africa bureau.

Los Angeles Medical Team Performs California's First Auditory Brainstem Implant Surgery on Toddler at Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Part of Only NIH-funded Study of Device's Safety and Use In Young Children

A Los Angeles team of scientists and surgeons from Keck Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC), Children's Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA) and Huntington Medical Research Institutes (HMRI) reported that sound registered in the brain of a deaf Canadian boy for the first time after doctors activated a hearing device that had been surgically implanted in his brainstem.

Biologists discover electric bacteria that eat pure electrons rather than sugar, redefining the tenacity of life

Some intrepid biologists at the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered bacteria that survives on nothing but electricity -- rather than food, they eat and excrete pure electrons. These bacteria yet again prove the almost...Show More Summary

Positive In, Positive Out: How a USC Alumna is Coping with Lymphoma

This post is from MSW@USC. We think they have an important message to share.  Coast Guard Reserves member Cassie Sulfridge, 28, had just graduated from MSW@USC, the Southern California university’s web-based Master of Social Work program,...Show More Summary

Is USC Updating Its Look with Shiny Helmets?

The University of Southern California football team is known for its traditional uniforms, but the Trojans may have a more modern look this fall. Inside SoCal's Scott Wolf posted the image of the helmet on Thursday morning. Here's what...Show More Summary

Scientist finds link between antibiotics, bacterial biofilms and chronic infections

Researchers from the University of Southern California and the Oak Crest Institute of Science have discovered the link between antibiotics and bacterial biofilm formation leading to chronic lung, sinus and ear infections. The study results,...Show More Summary

USC scientists discover immune system component that resists sepsis in mice

Molecular microbiologists from the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC) have discovered that mice lacking a specific component of the immune system are completely resistant to sepsis, a potentially fatal complication of infection. Show More Summary

‘Natural’ Battery Created At USC Lab

Scientists at the University of Southern California created a "natural" battery using quinones, organic compounds that can be found in both plants and animals ‘Natural’ Battery Created At USC Lab was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.

What’s better than a carbon nanotube chip? A transparent and flexible carbon nanotube and IGZO chip!

Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) have combined two of our favorite materials -- carbon nanotubes and IGZO -- to create a new hybrid computer chip design that is flexible, transparent, and more energy efficient than conventional silicon chips. Show More Summary

Family blames fraternity hazing for death of California State University student

The family of a 19-year-old who died during a barefoot hike in a southern California forest claims the stunt was part of a college fraternity hazing ritual.

TV highlights: ‘Undateable’ wraps up its first (and probably last) season

After they receive their coveted black jackets, the six remaining chefs prepare tailgate goodies for University of Southern California football fans on “Hell’s Kitchen” (Fox at 8 p.m.). Dr. Black works on a music study while Catherine treats a street musician’s tremors with the help of an unexpected source on “Black Box” (ABC at 8). Read full article >>

Prominent educators launch Higher Education Video Game Alliance

Today, HEVGA launched -- run by top educators from schools such as Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Southern California, backed by the ESA, and with a mission of improving game education....

Study: Young Teens Who Sext Also Get Busy

A new study performed by the University of Southern California, published in the July issue of Pediatrics, revealed that young teens who send over 100 texts a day are more likely to be sexually active than their peers. The study also revealed that teens who reported to having received sexts are six times as likely to being sexually active. Read more...

Two men kissing in a photo booth in 1953

J. J. Belanger kissing a man in a photo booth. "PGE exhibition, Hastings Park." Vancouver, circa 1953. (J. J. Belanger—ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the University of Southern California Libraries)

Fasting Helps Cancer Patients Survive Chemotherapy — And It Could Help Us All Live Longer

You’ve probably never heard of Valter Longo, but if you’ve heard about the purported health benefits of intermittent fasting, you’ve likely been exposed to his work. A University of Southern California gerontologist, Longo has published a series of studies on how two- to four-day fasts effect healthy cells and cancer […]

The Effect of CEO Narcissism on Corporate Tax Policies

Kari Joseph Olsen (University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business) & James Stekelberg (University of Arizona, Eller College of Management), CEO Narcissism and Corporate Tax Policies: We examine the effect of CEO narcissism on corporate tax policies. Narcissism is a multifaceted personality trait associated with a propensity to cheat...

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