USC in the News

USC In the News 7/6/2018

New Scientist featured research Changhan David Lee of the USC Leonard Davis School that found mitochondria help transfer vital genetic information within a cell. The discovery opens up treatment possibilities for diseases as another target for therapies. The researchers found that although the nucleus was thought to have complete control of a cell's genetic material, mitochondria also play a significant role as well.

The New York Times quoted Robert Shrum of the USC Dornsife College's Unruh Institute about the future of the gas tax in California.

Los Angeles Times quoted Stanley Rosen of the USC Dornsife College about the growing pay for entertainment celebrities in China and the government's reaction. Politico (in a South China Morning Post story) quoted Rosen about delayed negotiations between China and Hollywood due to threats of a trade war with the United States.

NPR's "All Things Considered" interviewed David Kang of the USC Dornsife College's Korean Studies Institute about what success with North Korea would look like.

KPCC-FM's "AirTalk" interviewed Jody Armour of the USC Gould School about the two likely nominees for the open U.S. Supreme Court seat.

The Atlantic's "CityLab" quoted Julie Albright of the USC Annenberg School about why people need to be aware of their physical surroundings and how being lost in a phone can mean they have less experience reading their surroundings.

Forbes quoted Lon Schneider of the Keck School of Medicine of USC about a new drug to possibly treat Alzheimer's disease.

Pacific Standard and CalMatters quoted Jean Reisz of the USC Gould School about a federal court ruling that upheld California's sanctuary state provisions.

Glamour quoted Shaun Harper of the USC Rossier School's Race and Equity Center on why women might feel they have to compete with each other for limited leadership opportunities.

Space News quoted Greg Autry of the USC Marshall School about the future of the space industry and what changes are needed for it to grow significantly.

Long Beach Business Journal quoted Richard Green of the USC Lusk Center about the climbing rents in the commercial and industrial real estate markets.

Los Angeles Daily News' editorial board published an op-ed about USC and a former doctor at the student health center.

Pasadena Star-News mentioned the USC Pacific Asia Museum in a story about weekend activities in Pasadena.

The Guardian (UK) referenced research by Gale Lucas of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies that found some veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder were more likely to divulge their symptoms to an AI system instead of a human.

The San Jose Mercury News mentioned Sara Gazarek of the USC Thornton School is touring with a Bay Area vocalist.

Politifact mentioned research by Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College's Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration about the proportion of Californian children who are undocumented.

Inc. mentioned research by Jing Liang of the USC School of Pharmacy to develop a hangover cure.

LAist mentioned Tyan Parker Dominguez of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School contributed to a series about the lower infant mortality rate for black babies in the United States.

EducationDive mentioned research by Morgan Polikoff of the USC Rossier School that found many popular textbooks are not aligned with state education standards.

Monterey County Weekly mentioned Manuel Pastor of the USC Dornsife College and his new book, State of Resistance: What California’s Dizzying Descent and Remarkable Resurgence Mean for America’s Future, on an election-inspired reading list.

Ukiah Daily Journal mentioned Diandra Bremond of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School was appointed to the Cannabis Control Appeals Panel by California Gov. Jerry Brown.

BigThink mentioned research by Antonio Damasio of the USC Dornsife College's Brain and Creativity Institute on the relationship between human emotions and the brain.