About four percent of Americans will develop colorectal cancer at some point in their life, according to the American Cancer Society, and nearly 150,000 cases are diagnosed each year.
Kidney development is a balancing act between the self-renewal of stem and progenitor cells to maintain and expand their numbers, and the differentiation of these cells into more specialized cell types. A new study demonstrates the importance of a molecule called β-catenin in striking this balance.
Researchers at the USC Caruso Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery are developing a procedure face mask that lets them safely scope their patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.
USC researchers have developed a method that could allow robots to learn new tasks, like setting a table or driving a car, from observing a small number of demonstrations.
USC scientists have developed a new battery that could solve the electricity storage problem that limits the widespread use of renewable energy.
USC researchers 3-D-printed the next-generation of high strength, lightweight structures that can autonomously heal impact damage.
In March 2020, a team at USC’s Gehr Family Center for Health Systems Science and Innovation helped create a patient self-assessment tool to help people determine whether they might have the novel coronavirus.
Stylebot provides students with automated responses to their common copy-editing questions. This encourages students to engage with copy editing in a more accessible and intuitive way.
Just as it’s harder to have a conversation in a crowded sports arena than in an intimate coffeeshop, random background noise stymies scientists’ best efforts to collect and measure data.