The mind mappers
The more we learn about the brain, the more we need to know. Step inside USC's Brain and Creativity Institute, where scientists are demystifying the body's most enigmatic frontier.
Eric Garcetti leads Wendy Greuel by seven points in the race to be the next mayor of LA, according to results of a new USC Price School of Public Policy/Los Angeles Times Los Angeles City Election Poll. The election is set for May 21.
Low-income minorities in LA are more likely than white residents to have a stroke. They're also at greater risk of stroke-related death. Keck School of Medicine of USC researchers are launching stroke prevention efforts to close that gap with the help of a huge National Institutes of Health grant.
Jonathan Truong '12 is just one of the nine USC students and graduates heading abroad on a prestigious 2013-14 Fulbright Fellowship. The contingent includes poets and activists, teachers and media researchers. USC is one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright scholars.
Alligators regrow their teeth throughout their lives. So why can't humans? Now a USC team has discovered some of the mechanisms behind gators' eternally toothy grins. Their hope is to find factors that can help renew the growth of teeth in people who've lost their molars, incisors and more.