USC In The News

USC In the News 11/8/2018

Popular Science featured research by Shrikanth Narayanan of USC's Signal Analysis and Interpretation Lab and colleagues on beatboxers. The team watched beatboxers perform on their backs in an MRI machine. "[Beatboxers] are trying to create a new sound system. We just wanted to see the similarities and differences from a cognitive science perspective," Narayanan said. The New York Times and TheNextWeb also covered the story.

CNN published an op-ed by Edward McCaffery of the USC Gould School on Democrats taking control of the House of Representatives. House Democrats, who won their majority largely by sticking to pocketbook issues such as health care and taxes, can do real governance by using their power to tax to propose actual tax legislation, he wrote.

ABC News, via Kaiser Health News, quoted Erin Trish of the USC Price School on health care in California.

Verizon quoted Maja Mataric of the USC Viterbi School on artificial intelligence.

San Francisco Chronicle quoted Karen North of the USC Annenberg School on the political aspirations of Gavin Newsom.

Prevention quoted Eric Robertson of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC on the possible cause of neck and back pain.

CALmatters quoted Mindy Romero of the USC Price School on counting ballots faster.

Next Avenue quoted Donna Benton of the USC Leonard Davis School on family caregivers.

Business Insider Australia mentioned the Keck School of Medicine at USC in a story on rashes that can be indicators of life-threatening diseases.

Inside Higher Ed noted that universities, including USC, have been recipients of funds from Saudi Arabia.