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SCIENCE holds fall staff meeting

Friday September 13, 2019

CLEMSON – The College of Science held its fall semester staff kickoff meeting September 12 at the Barnes Center. Chief of Strategy and Operations Lili Gehring presented an update on several campus-wide initiatives, including the move to a shared financial services operations model and merit pay compensation plan. Dean Cynthia Y. Young presented an overview […]

College of Science welcomes acclaimed paleoanthropologist on Sept. 27

Thursday September 12, 2019

CLEMSON — Dr. John Hawks, an internationally recognized expert on human evolution and genetics who has appeared in documentary films on PBS and National Geographic, will speak on campus about “Fossils, genomes, and our African origins.” The talk will take place at 3:30 p.m. in the Freeman Hall Auditorium on Friday, September 27. It is […]

Clemson genomic migration analysis shows antibiotic resistance moving from humans to animals

Thursday September 12, 2019

A Clemson University professor's research has documented the movement of antibiotic resistance in humans into animal species. College of Science researcher Vincent Richards recently published results that draw attention to reverse zoonosis, or pathogens moving from human populations to animals.

Clemson physicists lead rocket missions to further explore the wonders of Earth’s atmosphere

Wednesday September 11, 2019

Clemson University physicists will conduct a pair of three-year rocket missions funded by NASA Heliophysics designed to deepen our understanding of the visible and invisible mechanisms that modulate energy into Earth’s atmosphere.

Meet a Tiger: Meg Williamson, Plant Disease Diagnostician

Wednesday September 11, 2019

Clemson University’s main campus covers some 17,000 acres, but the Tiger paw also adorns dozens of satellite campuses and research centers placed across the entire expanse of South Carolina. One of those orange dots on the map is the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic in Pendleton, which is where you’ll find diagnostician and manager Meg […]

Physicist Miguel Larsen receives NASA’s top honor for pioneering work on Earth’s upper atmosphere

Tuesday September 10, 2019

Clemson University College of Science professor emeritus Miguel Larsen, who has fundamentally changed the scientific community’s understanding of the Earth’s upper atmosphere, received NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal on Aug. 28 at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The medal is the highest honor the space agency bestows to non-government personnel.

New study explains how salamanders harness regeneration to buffer themselves from climate change

Tuesday September 10, 2019

Researchers from Clemson University’s College of Science have shown for the first time that salamanders inhabiting the southern Appalachian Mountains use temperature rather than humidity as the best cue to anticipate changes in their environment. Significantly, the researchers observed that salamanders actually harness their unique ability to regenerate limbs to rapidly minimize the impact of hot temperatures.

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