Eat first, shop later
A USC researcher says hunger can affect seemingly unrelated behaviors - like stocking up on non-food items: The internal message “I want food” simply becomes “I want.”
Longtime benefactors Mark and Mary Stevens have donated $50 million to endow and name the USC Mark and Mary Stevens Neuroimaging and Informatics Institute, accelerating the institute’s already dramatic progress in brain mapping and research.
For the next crop of future Trojans, the wait is almost over: Acceptance letters for USC’s Class of 2019 went out in the mail Tuesday. This year’s admits form the most selective class ever, with 18 percent of nearly 52,000 applicants invited to join the Trojan Family.
It starts with soccer-ball-shaped spheres of carbon atoms - “Bucky-balls” - that exhibit special physical properties. Scientists at USC have figured out how to them into tiny bombs, triggering explosions that one day could target and eliminate cancer.