Champs of the water world
A dramatic 12-11 win in overtime delivers an unprecedented sixth straight national championship to the Trojan men's water polo team.
Kids who live in areas with polluted air — and who have a certain variation of a gene — appear to be at higher risk for autism, according to Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers.
Listen to Arieh Warshel's Nobel lecture, "Computer Simulations of Biological Functions: From Enzymes to Molecular Machines," online. It was broadcast live from Stockholm as part of Nobel Prize ceremonies.
Selim Zilkha uses the fruits of his business success to fight one of the banes of human health: Alzheimer's disease. A major gift from the longstanding USC donor endows a chair for researcher Berislav Zlokovic, who's making promising strides against the neurodegenerative disease.