How squishy is that tumor?
It really matters, if you want to treat the tumor properly. An instrument created by USC engineers can accurately measure Young’s modulus — the scientific way to say “squishiness.”
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.
There was pomp and circumstance everywhere as USC marked its 132nd commencement May 15. More than 15,000 degrees were conferred to USC graduates, who hailed from each of the 50 states and from more than 100 nations.
When former Trojan tight end Dominique Byrd received his diploma Friday, he fulfilled a promise. After a career in the NFL, he walked across the stage alongside two former teammates and five other student-athletes who returned to complete their degrees.
With a goal of enhancing research related to lung disease, the Hastings Foundation has pledged $7.5 million over five years to establish the Hastings Center at Keck Medicine of USC. The center brings some of the nation’s top researchers and clinicians.