Corals in a USC lab
USC Photo/Gus Ruelas

Surviving in warming oceans

USC researchers have shown for the first time that corals can pass to their offspring a coping mechanism to potentially gain an advantage in a changing environment.

Digital avatars
Image/Courtesy of Ari Shapiro

The next step in communication?

Apps from a USC professor and his team allow users to create digital avatars of themselves. The idea could make waves in everything from health care to entertainment.

Keck School of Medicine of USC Street Medicine team
Photo/Chris Shinn

The street team

The Keck School of Medicine of USC’s Street Medicine team brings health care and social services to the homeless, building relationships and changing lives.