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As demand for low-cost hydrogen fuel rises, USC scientists developed a prototype “hydrogen on-demand” reactor to make the vital resource more affordable and accessible.

Sep 8, 2023
Research

Recent discoveries show that microplastics are appearing in human blood, tap water and numerous forms of marine life. USC researchers Clay C.C. Wang and Travis Williams are investigating ways to incentivize plastic collection and tackle the pollution accumulating off the Los Angeles coast.

Jun 1, 2023
Sustainability

USC has built a comprehensive sustainability initiative that touches every facet of the university. From the elimination of single-use plastic bottles to partnering with LADWP to maximize solar energy availability in Los Angeles, the university has committed to moving forward in ways that will change the face of the university, the city and the world.

May 22, 2023
Research

Seven thirsty states, including California, are fighting over the dwindling waters of the Colorado River. USC experts look at how we got here — and why this was inevitable.

Feb 28, 2023
Research

Inspired by the plastic pollution problem in his home country, USC computer science master's student Thiloshon Nagarajah received a $25,000 global prize from the IBM Call for Code Global Challenge.

Jan 18, 2023