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New portable device could test ‘squish’ factor of cancerous tumors
May 21, 2015
Squishiness has been associated with a tumor’s aggressiveness by researchers
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Budding engineer provides clean water for Nepal and Tanzania
May 13, 2015
Cyrus Maroofian finds purpose in his life by giving low-cost water filters to mountain dwellers and African schools
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PBS: Making Memories
May 08, 2015
Ted Berger conducts research on how the brain processes information and how memories can be altered, which could potentially help those with brain injuries or memory loss
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Aaron St. Clair and Simin Mehrabani Receive the 2015 Viterbi Undergraduate Mentoring Award
May 08, 2015
Ph.D. students Aaron St. Clair and Simin Mehrabani are recognized for their dedication to assisting undergraduate students and are awarded the Viterbi Undergraduate Mentoring Award
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Hey, You Talking to Me?
May 07, 2015
Urbashi Mitra looks to understand how thousands of bacteria communicate. Is this the key to forcing bacteria to do our bidding?
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Washington Post: Baggage Handler's In-Cargo Hold Nap Shows Questionable Safety Protocol
May 05, 2015
Thomas Anthony comments on the baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a plane while working and the lack of safety procedures involved in the situation
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Huffington Post: Lessons Learned and Things to Learn from the BP Oil Spill
May 05, 2015
On the 5th anniversary of the BP oil spill, Najmedin Meshkati discusses what was learned from the accident and lessons to keep in mind moving forward
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Washington Post: Startups Look to Quantum Computing for the Future
May 05, 2015
Daniel Lidar comments on the potential of quantum computing and notes that one of two commercially available quantum computers in the world is owned by Lockheed and USC
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Politico: Factors and Circumstances of the Germanwings Crash
May 05, 2015
Glen Winn discusses the Germanwings crash and the relationship between the danger of hijackers and the danger of unpredictable pilots
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California Science Center: Wanda Austin Chosen as The Muses' Woman of the Year
April 30, 2015
Wanda Austin has been chosen as The Muses' Woman of the Year in recognition of her contributions to the aerospace industry and her leadership as CEO of The Aerospace Corporation
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CBS LA: USC Class Learns to Fly Drones Safely
April 29, 2015
Director of the USC Aviation Safety and Security Program Tom Anthony leads a USC Viterbi class on how to safely fly drones in real life-or-death situations
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CBS LA: The Danger of Keyless Locks
April 29, 2015
Clifford Neuman discusses the dangers of smart locks
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USC News: ISE students Stephanie Chow and Stephen Yortsos won the Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Award
April 29, 2015
ISE students Stephanie Chow and Stephen Yortsos won the Phi Kappa Phi Student Recognition Award for their research on the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash from July 2013
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USC NEWS: What Will Tomorrow's Computers Look Like? Nothing Like Today's
April 29, 2015
Andrew Gordon predicts future of interactions between technology and humans
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PR Newswire: ITP Students Place First at the Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition
April 27, 2015
ITP students Jonas Guan, Priyank Nigam, Anokhy Desai and Jai Musunuri win first place at the Deloitte Foundation Cyber Threat Competition for the best incident response to a simulated cyberattack
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IEEE Computer Society: Viktor Prasanna Wins the 2015 IEEE-CS Wallace McDowell Award
April 20, 2015
Viktor Prasanna, Charles Lee Powell Chair at USC Viterbi, is awarded the 2015 IEEE-CS Wallace McDowell Award for his work in reconfigurable computing
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KPCC: Do You Know How Much Water a Shower Takes?
April 10, 2015
Kelly Sanders comments on why it can be difficult to track and ultimately reduce water usage in the home
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MIT Technology Review: Algorithm Predicts When Emails End
April 10, 2015
Farshad Kooti has sorted through billions of emails and created an algorithm that can predict when a thread will end
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NBC LA: Expo Line Placement Has Always Been A Danger Says USC Professor
April 09, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati comments on the dangers of the Expo Line design in light of the recent Metrolink accident near USC
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LA Daily News: Metrolink Trains' Flawed, Dangerous Design
April 09, 2015
Najmedin Meshkati and James E. Moore discuss the Expo Line and the dangers it poses at high-risk areas including intersections and pedestrian crossing zones
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