SAPELO ISLAND, Georgia – Through a combination of rigorous genetics, painstaking varietal research and centuries-old African know-how, Purple Ribbon sugarcane and several similar varieties have been reintroduced to Sapelo Island, the original birthplace of commercial sugar production in the United States.
Advertisements touting the dangers of texting while driving are more convincing when they target an individual as a potential victim, according to research conducted by Clemson University.
If a brand positions itself as an underdog with consumers, it had better remain true to its humble beginnings once success is achieved, a Clemson University research project has found.
Clemson scientists Rob Baldwin and Paul Leonard have recently published a research article that examines the existing distribution of conservation easements in the Appalachian Mountains.
JTEKT, a global supplier of automotive components, announced an expansion of its existing facility at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR), and named the location its North American headquarters.
Politics and local economics weigh heavily in federal bureaucrats’ decision-making on immigration audits of employers, a Clemson University economist’s research has found.
Recent advances in technology have created mountains of data that can be collected, sorted and mined to address complex issues facing society. This data deluge — called “Big Data” — has challenged researchers at Clemson University and elsewhere to decipher the growing information in a meaningful way.
Lesly Temesvari, an Alumni Distinguished Professor and Fulbright Scholar in Clemson University’s biological sciences department, has been awarded a two-year, $290,400 grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.
Clemson Extension has joined forces with a dozen partners to devise a plan to clean up the pollutants plaguing the Twelve Mile, Eighteen Mile and Golden Creek watersheds, which comprise more than 53,000 acres in the Piedmont area of South Carolina.
While researchers at Clemson University have recently announced an array of breakthroughs, the size of the data sets they are using are enormous. A team of trail-blazing scientists and information technologists at Clemson is tackling Big Data by studying ways to simplify collaboration and improve efficiency.
Clemson’s Sustainable Agriculture Program has received a $175,000 grant to study and refine no-till cover-crop management for weed control in vegetable production. Field trials will be held at the Clemson Student Organic Farm, Clemson’s Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston and City Roots Farm in Columbia.
Scientists from across the Southeast met at Clemson University Oct. 22-23 to present the latest research in the fight against a group of organisms responsible for diseases that threaten the health of billions of people around the world.
Clinton Colmenares, a 20-year veteran of science and research news, has joined Clemson University’s Office of Media Relations as director of research communications. He began Oct. 19.
The struggle for work-life balance exacts a toll on individuals and their families, but co-workers also bear the brunt of that stress and women are the most likely to dish it out, according to Clemson University researchers.
One of the most biologically diverse regions in the world is just an hour’s drive from the main campus of Clemson University. Clemson University forest ecologist Donald Hagan recently took a trip with 25 of his dendrology students to study tree and plant life in the Blue Ridge Mountains.