In Fall 2014

rethinking the car

Read more in the renaissance of the car. Cover photo by Craig Mahaffey.

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A beekeeper who wants to make bees better housekeepers, helping athletes open up about concussions, solar energy’s bright future, a hot-weather fungus that has bulls shooting blanks, and the happiness factor in cycling.
the renaissance of the car
New rules of the road are kicking innovation into overdrive.
convict labor
How rented convicts helped construct a campus and a region.
a sea change in shell science
How does any oyster build its shell? Not the way we’ve been taught.
serious science, safer food
In the fight against pathogens, not even your shopping bag is off the hook.
a pipe full of star power
Physicist Chad Sosolik’s new machine shoots a beam of ions so powerful it may well help shape the future.
the renegade receptor
There’s more to indigo than blue.
the chemistry of math
It takes a lot of math to engineer a better way to manufacture drugs.
close focus
A slave savant, writing in Arabic, left a remarkable account of his life.
a pestilence of pigweed
When a mutant superweed runs amok, crop yields plummet. What’s the answer?
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Clemson’s Foucault pendulum is back in the swing.