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Thirteen hundred new international graduate students learn the ins and outs of all things Trojan during special orientation activities August 11 and 12. See more photos.
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Why do people in Japan, France and Australia live longer than people in the United States? In trying to answer this question, a National Academy of Sciences and National Institute on Aging panel led by USC’s Eileen Crimmins found that a history of heavy smoking by American women adversely affects their health decades after their first cigarette.
Do you run when you should stay? Are you afraid of all the wrong things? If so, an enzyme deficiency might be to blame. New research by USC scientists shows that mice lacking a certain enzyme exhibited defensive behaviors in the presence of neutral stimuli and were less cautious than their littermates in the presence of true danger cues.
Classical KUSC is No. 1 again. According to national ratings announced by Arbitron, KUSC was the top-ranked public radio station in Los Angeles in five key categories during the spring quarter (March 31 to June 22). It also was the classical station most listened to in the United States from 6 a.m. to midnight Monday through Sunday.