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  • Microscopy image of extracellular vesicles being taken up by microglia

    TIGER mouse debuts as model for neurological ailments

    February 28, 2019

    New research published on Feb. 28 in Nature Scientific Reports has devised a way to track tiny message-carriers in the brain that could prove useful in diagnosing and treating injuries, infections or diseases.

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    SCIENCE student advisory board hosts slew of events during ‘SCI Week’

    February 19, 2019

    CLEMSON – The College of Science Student Advisory Board (COSSAB) is proud to present the second annual “SCI Week,” with events running from Monday, Feb. 25, through Friday, March 1. COSSAB consists of undergraduate and graduate student representatives from the four departments, one school and all seven major programs that serve as liaisons between students […]

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    Past and future join as one at College of Science 2019 philanthropy reception

    February 13, 2019

    CLEMSON – Those who have given and those giving back gathered together on a crisp winter evening on the campus of Clemson University to view the fruits of their collaborations face to face. On Feb. 8 in the glistening atrium of the Life Sciences Facility, donors representing the many private endowments gifted throughout the College […]

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    Student seminar series to feature 7 student speakers on Feb. 18

    February 13, 2019

    CLEMSON – A student panel will discuss ways it has become involved in professional development opportunities outside of Clemson University at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 18 in Watt 106. Their lecture will be titled “Beyond Clemson University.” This is the third of 10 spring seminars for students. For more information, contact Jennie LaMonte at  

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    College of Science lines up distinguished speakers for Spring 2019

    January 20, 2019

    CLEMSON – In the pursuit of faculty and research excellence, the College of Science has rounded up a series of renowned scientists who will be on campus in Spring 2019 to share their stories and their studies. Here are the highlights: College of Science Lectures “Successful Scientific Publishing” – Jan. 25, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Madren […]

  • A coiled up rattlesnake

    Mojave rattlesnakes’ life-threatening venom is more widespread than expected

    January 14, 2019

    It was thought that Mojave rattlesnakes with hemorrhagic venom only lived in Arizona, but new research from Clemson University scientists documents hemorrhagic and neurotoxic venom types throughout the U.S. and Mexico, and even hybrid venom in which one snake exhibits both types.

  • Collage of shark, fisherman, octopus, and seal puppets.

    Musical theater production inspires marine conservation awareness for Upstate locals

    December 5, 2018

    Clemson’s resident marine biology researchers are bringing their message of marine conservation to the masses in a family-friendly musical theater production for elementary school children. Called “Something Very Fishy,” the play will debut at the Pickens County Performing Arts Center in January 2019.

  • This wallet card displays the fundamental constants of measurement.

    Global system of measurements undergoes historic change

    November 16, 2018

    The way the world measures everything from coffee to the cosmos has undergone a profound transformation as four of the seven base units for the International System of Units have been redefined.

  • SICB regional meeting at Clemson showcases flashes of brilliance

    November 13, 2018

    CLEMSON – “Lightning” struck about 40 times Saturday inside Jordan Hall at Clemson University, firing up eager minds with flashes of organismal biology, ecology and evolution. The Southeast regional meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology (SICB) began with a bang as keynote speaker Melina Hale of the University of Chicago spent about […]

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    Top experts on infectious disease gather at sixth annual CBEP meeting

    November 5, 2018

    CLEMSON –The 6th annual Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens (CBEP) Meeting was held on Oct. 24-26 at the Clemson Outdoor Lab. This event brought together some of the best parasitic and fungal disease researchers in the country, helping them make connections with other researchers involved in the cell biology of various eukaryotic pathogens. Clemson University’s […]

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    Researchers using 3D facial scans to aid diagnosis of children with rare genetic syndrome

    October 10, 2018

    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.

  • The late John E. Fairey III was a much-loved botanist who inspired generations of students at Clemson.

    John Fairey III’s love of nature was a gift that enriched many lives

    October 5, 2018

    CLEMSON, South Carolina – When John E. Fairey III retired in 1998 after 30 years at Clemson University, he left behind a legacy that still enriches the lives of everyone interested in the natural world. Professor Fairey was a native South Carolinian and a well-known – and much-loved – botanist who inspired generations of students […]

  • Streptococcus mutans converts sugar into acid, causing enamel erosion.

    $1.85M grant supports scientist’s study of tooth decay in young HIV patients

    October 3, 2018

    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.  

  • College of Science invites alumni and friends to Homecoming Tailgate on Oct. 20

    October 2, 2018

    CLEMSON – Our first SCIENCE Homecoming Tailgate will begin three hours prior to kickoff of the Clemson vs. N.C. State game on Oct. 20. The tailgate will be held in the breezeway between Hunter Hall and Hunter Auditorium. To register, please CLICK HERE or on the image above.

  • Teachers in the environmental education course search Howard Creek for aquatic insects and assess the water quality.

    Environmental education takes center stage during Duke Energy, Clemson summer course

    September 13, 2018

    The Duke Energy Foundation awarded Clemson University $50,000 from its environmental program to support “Natural History and Ecology of Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station and Jocassee Gorges.” The grant, awarded to Barbara Speziale and John Hains of Clemson, supported two environmental education courses this summer for 18 K-12 teachers from across South Carolina and will support another next summer.