Malnutrition and obesity are health burdens the public needs to be aware of. By changing their food behaviors they can have a great impact on their communities beyond just themselves. Clemson associate professor Dil Thavarajah is responding to this crisis through scientific research and educational programs, working to find a solution.
Food does not simply go from the farm to the table any more. It doesn’t even go from the factory to the table. Most the ingredients of, say, a loaf of bread are shipped to the factory from an array of outside suppliers, who are often based in other countries. So why does it matter?
The family and friends of a former Clemson University dean are remembering him as an “engineer at heart” whose influence reached the heights of academia and industry and far into the solar system. Lyle C. Wilcox, 86, died Oct. 5 but not before leaving a deep imprint on his loved ones and Clemson engineering. As […]
The cost of making plastics, paints, coatings for cell phone screens and other materials that heal themselves like skin could be dramatically reduced thanks to a breakthrough that a Clemson University team detailed in the latest edition of the journal Science.
Clemson University faculty members Thomas Britt, Ph.D., and Dev Arya, Ph.D., are the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Greenville Health System department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from […]
Clemson faculty have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the use of 3D imaging that could allow for quicker diagnosis of children with Phelan-McDermid syndrome, a rare genetic condition that causes intellectual and physical disabilities. Due to the rarity of the syndrome, diagnosis is difficult and can have families waiting months or years for conclusive answers. Researchers hope their work will speed up diagnosis.
Alan Grubb vividly recalls a time before the iconic Clemson University Tiger Paw was born. In 1967, when Grubb first arrive on campus, the student population was one-third the size it is today. Few women attended the University. Orange didn’t dominate the landscape. And all the freshmen wore rat caps. Grubb is celebrating 51 years […]
Creating a community. That's how this Tiger describes his work in the Design and Entrepreneurship Network — or DEN. In the DEN, he works with students to make their ideas a reality. Meet John DesJardins.
Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt of Clemson University’s Center for Human Genetics have received $1.87 million from the National Institutes of Health to advance research aimed at significantly increasing our fundamental understanding of the complex roles molecular variations play in human disease.
More than 10 years after the great recession hit the U.S., the supply of confidence in our nation’s economy may be full, but the pantries of many people across the country are as bare as they were when the economic decline started in early 2008. Why have food insecurity rates not fallen below pre-recession levels 10 years after the Great Recession? Clemson's Leslie Hossfeld, an expert on the subject of food insecurity and editor of a new book on the subject, explores the causes of food insecurity and the reasons for slow recovery amid a booming economy.
Members of a multi-state project, led by Clemson peach breeder and geneticist Ksenija Gasic, meet to determine how to combat armillaria root rot – a disease that attacks almond, cherry and peach trees.
CLEMSON – Carlos D. Garcia, a professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science’s department of chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry – one of the highest recognitions for a chemist. The title recognizes Members of the Royal Society of Chemistry who have been in a senior position […]
Howard Bodenhorn had the voice of his students behind him in receiving a coveted professional award — and the rest is history. An economic historian, Bodenhorn is the 2018 recipient of the Jonathan Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching Economic History. It is presented in alternating years to graduate and undergraduate educators by the Economic […]
A Clemson researcher recently published insights into homemade steroids and steroid trafficking through a study of federal court cases. The research details why homemade steroids became popular and how online tools and cryptocurrency have allowed for their rapid spread.
Vincent Richards, an assistant professor of biology at Clemson University, has received an NIH grant to study the association between tooth decay and HIV infection in a population of children from Nigeria.