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Speakers from Google, NBC to Keynote USC Viterbi School of Engineering Commencement Ceremonies Today, Friday, May 10, 2019

Yoky Matsuoka, Vice President, Product Management for Google; Ali Velshi, MSNBC Anchor and Business Correspondent for NBC News; and Luiz André Barroso, Google Fellow and VP of Engineering, Core Systems, Google are speaking at USC Viterbi School of...
9-May-2019 7:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How to Make Self-Driving Cars Safer on Roads

At USC, researchers have published a new study that tackles a long-standing problem for autonomous vehicle developers: testing the system’s perception algorithms, which allow the car to “understand” what it “sees.”
2-Apr-2019 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Evidence of Deep Groundwater on Mars

Researchers at the USC Arid Climate and Water Research Center (AWARE) have published a study that suggests deep groundwater could still be active on Mars and could originate surface streams in some near-equatorial areas on Mars. The researchers...
29-Mar-2019 3:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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A “Post-Antibiotic World?”

The products of wastewater treatment have been found to contain trace amounts of antibiotic resistant DNA. These products are often reintroduced to the environment and water supply, potentially resulting in the spread of antibiotic resistance.
6-Mar-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

New Method Uses AI to Screen for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Scientists at the University of Southern California (USC), Queen’s University (Ontario) and Duke University have developed a new tool that can screen children for fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) quickly and affordably, making it accessible...
26-Feb-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

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3D-printed Tires and Shoes that Self-Repair

Instead of throwing away your broken boots or cracked toys, why not let them fix themselves? Researchers at the University of Southern California Viterbi School of Engineering have developed 3D-printed rubber materials that can do just...
21-Feb-2019 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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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


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