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The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles, a global center for arts, technology and international business, USC’s diverse curricular offerings provide extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments.

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USC researchers have developed a powerful tool using pulses of light to translate and protect data.
New research suggests that people who move to an area with a high obesity rate are likely to become overweight or obese themselves.
A pioneering study at the University of Southern California shows the positive effect of exercise for breast cancer survivors.
Legislatures and hospitals have tightened emergency room prescribing guidelines for opioids, but a new USC study shows that doctor's offices are the main sources of prescription painkillers.
A new study at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering sheds light on a tumor’s growth and how it may respond to therapy.
There’s been little improvement in survival among adolescents and young adults with cancer, a new USC study finds.
A team of scientists at USC's Keck School of Medicine is studying deep-sea dwellers to create a better way to develop cancer-fighting therapies.
An opioid-based painkiller that is not addictive and has limited side effects is possible based on new findings by an international team of scientists that included contributions from top researchers at USC.
USC researchers have developed a new material to self-regulate the temperature of satellites and avoid disruptions that can interfere with tracking wildfires, your Google Maps app or your next Netflix binge. 
University leaders, including half a dozen AAU presidents, fear they are losing public and political support at an alarming rate, and say they must do more to counter charges of elitism in this Politco article.