The future according to USC
With a keynote speech by Jimmy Iovine, USC's 2014 Global Conversation in New York shared how USC is transforming the world through advances in digital technology.
Physics and electronics drove the great research universities over the past six decades, but the future belongs to medicine, biology and biotechnology. Learn how USC will help lead this revolution, as shared by President C. L. Max Nikias at a major speech before Health Sciences Campus faculty Oct. 9.
Teens are at greater health risks from consuming sugary drinks — at least among rats. The USC study found that adolescent rodents guzzling liquids comparable to sugary sodas and juices had memory troubles and brain inflammation, and became pre-diabetic.
Imagine being able to take a pill that lets you eat all the ice cream, cookies and cake you want, without gaining weight. Research from USC suggests it might be possible. Studies were done in the worm C. elegans, but the same potentially obesity-suppressing genetic pathway is present in humans.