Hearing for the first time
Little Auguste Majkowski was born without a nerve critical to hearing. Now an innovative new implant could dramatically change his life.
Scientists discovered a fossil of what's believed to be the largest four-winged flying dinosaur. At a foot long, Changyuraptor's tail feathers are the longest of any feathered dinosaur, says USC Dornsife's Luis Chiappe, head of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County's Dinosaur Institute.
Schizophrenia may be a mystery, but Keck Medicine of USC scientists are decoding it. They're part of the biggest genomic study published on any psychiatric disorder, ever. Could their studies point to an intriguing culprit behind the mental illness?
An international partnership will bring thousands of the brightest minds from Mexico to study in the U.S. At USC, Mexico's consul general in LA visited Mexican students and faculty to reinforce strong ties between the university and several top academic institutions in Mexico.