You can have the tomatoes, though. Shutterstock Could consuming a diet rich in animal protein be just as bad for you as smoking cigarettes? The answer, according to a new study out of the University of Southern California’s Davis School...Show More Summary
A new study might help confirm that D-Wave Systems’ quantum computer chip might actually be what it claims to be. Conducted at the University of Southern California, where the D-Wave system owned by aerospace contractor Lockheed Martin is based, a team of scientists has concluded that […]
Last November, the University of Southern California announced that it would stop offering a Masters in Professional Writing, ending a program that counts Richard Yates and Hubert Selby, Jr. among its faculty alumni. At The Nervous Breakdown, Aram Saroyan (son of William) looks back on his time as an instructor.
2U Inc., an online-education platform that counts the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Southern California among its clients, filed plans on Friday for an initial public offering of up to $100-million in common stock. The company did not disclose the stock’s IPO price. Show More Summary
They were born two months apart. He grew up in a three-room apartment in Leningrad during the Brezhnev era. She came of age in the stucco suburbs of sunny 1970s Southern California. How two people from opposite universes met, fell in love, and managed to stay married despite, or perhaps because of, their cultural differences.
Peru's treasured Manu National Park is the world's top biodiversity hotspot for reptiles and amphibians, according to a new survey published last week by biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, Southern Illinois University in Carbondale (SIU-Carbondale) and Illinois Wesleyan University. read more
Tinder, the simple and addictive matchmaking app that launched just 16 months ago at a University of Southern California party, took home the Crunchie award for best new startup last night. I pulled aside Tinder's co-founders Sean Rad,...Show More Summary
When Lisa Ebiner Gavit, president of Students for Life at the University of Southern California, arrived at the famous Tommy Trojan statue last month to take down her organization's display commemorating the 41st anniversary of the Roe v. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man accused in the 2012 killing of two University of Southern California graduate students from China, a crime that stunned the prestigious private school, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murder charges and was sentenced to lif...
In yet another sign that the digital humanities are working their way into higher education at every level, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a five-year, $1.9-million grant to the University of Southern California to support graduate-level training in digital scholarship, the university announced on Tuesday. Show More Summary
Tonight on PBS, University of Southern California law professor Edwin Smith is my guest. A foreign relations law expert, he weighs in on the fallout from the NSA leaks, U.S. surveillance and Edward Snowden. The Justice Department charged Snowden with three counts of violating the Espionage Act, which carries prison sentences of 10 years each. Show More Summary
Erin Reynolds is a game developer with a unique idea for a horror game. It started out as a concept in her University of Southern California Games Program master’s thesis as an idea that could help teach players how to manage stress in the real... Read More
Forget waiting weeks or months for your new home to be ready. Researchers from the University of Southern California created a 3D printer that can build a 2,500 square-foot house in 24 hours. Since 2008, Professor Behrokh KhoshnevisShow More Summary
Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis' revolutionary robot can 3D print an entire 2,500-square-foot home in just 24 hours. The technology was first developed at the University of Southern California, and has since caught the eye of NASA and major building firms. The
Over the last few weeks, we (Amanda Ritchart, a linguistics graduate student at UCSD and Professor Amalia Arvaniti from the University of Kent) have received extensive media coverage on our study exploring the form and use of "uptalk"...Show More Summary
Lane Kiffin, the controversial upstart coach who has held top jobs with the University of Tennessee and University of Southern California, as well as the NFL’s Oakland Raiders, may be headed back to the coaching ranks, this time as an underling to Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban. Show More Summary
The University of Southern California has built a huge 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours using a set computer pattern and lots of concrete, Business Insider reported. Behrokh Khoshnevis, the professor behind the project, says the technology will...
At The University of Southern California, Professor Behrokh Khoshnevis has built a colossal 3D printer that can build a house in 24 hours. Khoshnevis's robot comes equipped with a nozzle that spews out concrete and can build a home based on a set computer pattern. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: This article originally occurred at Southern Fried Science and is republished here with permission. The post is authored by shark expert and graduate student at the University of Miami David Shiffman. When California resident June Emerson snapped a photo of her children playing at the beach, she didn’t expect it to generate international […]
You may have missed this when it first appeared. Experts from Harvard and the University of Southern California say assumptions made by some analysts that defensive medicine is not an important facet of the high cost of health care may be wrong. Those assumptions were based on data showing that malpractice reforms instituted in some [...]