Researchers studied over 300 children for an average of 3.4 years.
A USC professor analyzed why low-income neighborhoods are suffering even as pollution decreases across California.
Matthew Kahn worked with USC’s US-China Institute to present on the importance of the environment in the country.
When we agreed to attend university in Los Angeles, a smoggy skyline was the catch to palm trees, beaches and year-round good weather. But air pollution remains much more than an ugly stain on the Southern California aesthetic — and more, even, than an environmental issue. Research conducted by USC and Children’s Hospital Los Angeles […]
USC scientists discovered that exposure to pollution early in life can have severe consequences.
A study conducted by USC Professor and senior author Caleb Finch found that freeway pollution resulted in significant neuron damage for mice. This was the first study to explore the physical effect of freeway pollution on brain cells. In the study mice were exposed to a synthetic combination of floating freeway matter. The mice were […]
CalPIRG hopes to fight against Proposition 23, which would overturn pollution laws.
When I’m craving some In-N-Out, a BJ’s pizzookie or Diddy Riese, Westwood is my destination. With a car full of people, I make the trek to Bruin land and usually park in the parking structure on Broxton Avenue. The lot is often busy, so I drive past the long, empty row of spots reserved as […]
On most mornings, I leave my apartment looking forward to the day ahead of me. I swing open the front door and mount my bike, eager to ride through campus on a beautiful Southern California day. That is, until I notice a haze dulling the morning sky. Alas, I try to convince myself that it’s […]