USC Scientist Studies how Lizard Tail Regeneration can Heal Humans

Professor Thomas Lozito’s lab at USC compares limb and tail regeneration in lizards and salamanders and ponders its application in humans.

“Tough Love” for Robots

USC researchers find that training a robot with a human adversary significantly improves the robot’s grasp of objects.

USC Ranked No. 8 on Reuters’ 2019 Most Innovative Universities in the World

The annual list identifies and ranks educational institutions doing the most to advance science, invent new technologies and power new markets and industries.

Department of Medicine Launches USC’s First Art Therapy Institute

The program will offer patients the opportunity to participate in expressive arts in a variety of settings, as well as develop art therapy educational programs for USC students.

USC Researchers Reveal Gender Differences in Kidney

Findings could help millions of Americans suffering from kidney disease by distinguishing how the illness affects men and women differently.

A Grant to Fund Transfer Learning Research

The $1.5 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency grant will help USC Viterbi faculty build a foundation in this growing field.

The Forgotten History of “Kristallnacht”

A USC Dornsife historian has uncovered new information about the mass destruction of Jewish homes during an infamous night of violence in Nazi Germany.

Could A Building Help Thwart the Next Active Shooter?

USC researchers have designed a virtual environment to test how building features in schools and offices help or hurt occupants during active shooter incidents.

Balancing Healthy Metabolism and Stress Resistance

A USC Davis School of Gerontology study reveals that tweaking how a specific gene directs cells to respond to stressors could lessen the negative, long-term effects of fighting off infections.

Some Corals Might Help Their Offspring Survive Warming Oceans

USC Dornsife researchers have discovered that corals can pass on their reshuffled symbiotic algae, which may help their progeny withstand climate change.