Archive for 2013

Learning to see

  After more than three centuries, specimens of Carolina larkspur, (Delphinium carolinianum Walter) still tell a story about their environment. In 1773, William Bartram, an American naturalist, began a four-year

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In Fall 2013

zoom in A priceless collection of botanical specimens goes online, plastics learn to heal themselves, and a team tackles concussions in sports. carbon’s magic carpet The slow rise of renewable energy needs

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Struggling toward the Promised Land

Rhondda Thomas knows the power of a good story.

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Treasures of ecology

For the first time, the ecological history of the Carolinas and Georgia is virtually an open book.

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Introducing Deep Orange 3

If you like cars, this may be the coolest master’s thesis ever.

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Our Not-so-freeways

Ellis's new book, Changing Lanes, with coauthor Joseph F. C. DiMento, lays out the history of our freeway system as clearly as a road atlas.

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A gnawing problem

Clemson has a gnawing problem. Squirrels chew the bark on tree limbs, weakening the tree, killing the limbs.

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the biggest, baddest BOOM

I can tell from the tone in his voice that Hartmann wants to get back to telling the story that’s most important to him, that of the universe itself.

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El Purgatorio

In the desolate terrain of coastal Peru, archeologists unearth clues to a culture of artisans and urban prosperity.

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the colors of indigo

Andrea Feeser's new book, Red, White, and Black Make Blue: Indigo in the Fabric of Colonial South Carolina Life, tells a new kind of indigo story, in multiple hues.

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