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What can a snowflake teach us about how cancer spreads in the body?

Conventional math cannot adequately model the interaction of multiple genes over multiple time frames – a necessary foundation for any cancer-fighting drugs. The study, published in “Frontiers in Physiology” by Mahboobeh Ghorbani, Edmond...
12-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Can AI Reduce Race Bias in Homelessness?

New Algorithm Can Improve Outcomes in Assigning Housing to Homeless Youth and Change Housing Policy
2-Oct-2018 4:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Decode Mood from Human Brain Signals

Findings may yield new closed-loop, tailored therapies for depression and anxiety
10-Sep-2018 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Taking Breaks Boosts Team Performance

Want to be a good team player? Take a break. It may improve not only your own performance but the chances of your team winning overall, says a new study by a team of USC computer scientists.
28-Jun-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nature’s Armor: A Lobster Tale

A team of USC Viterbi engineers might aid in future CTE prevention and treat other sports injuries with 3-D printed body armor like helmets, other protective devices and prosthetics – all by learning from nature’s toughest structures.
13-Jun-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Portable Malaria Screening Instrument Developed

A prototype for a portable instrument capable of early-stage malaria detection has been developed by a team of researchers at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. The prototype can analyze an unprocessed, whole blood sample in 10-15 minutes using...
24-May-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

You Are What Your Friends Eat

USC’s Center for Artificial Intelligence in Society’s is developing a comprehensive algorithm that provides health practitioners the tool to form real-life peer support groups based on demographic, social and health-related data self-volunteered...
24-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Smart City Consortium Formed at USC

The USC Institute for Communication Technology Management (CTM), the USC Center for Cyber-Physical Systems and the Internet of Things (CCI), and the USC Integrated Media Systems Center (IMSC) will announce their commitment to forming a consortium...
16-Nov-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Hurricane Harvey Through the Eyes of the Internet

USC Information Sciences Institute's John Heidemann tracks internet outages as they hit Southeast Texas
7-Sep-2017 2:10 PM EDT

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