The drought: 5 things to know
What prompted California’s drought? Why has it persisted, and are we really running out water? Five USC experts weigh in, and their answers may surprise you.
Paralyzed from the neck down after suffering a gunshot wound when he was 21, Erik Sorto now can move a robotic arm just by thinking about it. Thanks to an implant in his brain, he can even tell the robot to play “rock, paper, scissors.” It's all part of a high-tech collaboration.
Key design decisions are shaping the $650 million project — the biggest in USC history — which will house 2,700 undergraduates come fall 2017. But behind traditional facades lies state-of-the-art technology — and a lot of wall plugs.
One of the things that make the Internet useful to human traffickers is being turned against them. A tool developed at USC Viterbi allows officers searching for a child trapped in the escort industry to search by phone number, location — even photo — and find a way to reach them.