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Clemson doctoral candidate uses rockets to surf the Alaskan sky 

Monday August 10, 2020

Clemson University researcher Rafael Mesquita and a multi-institutional research team documented “surfer waves” in the upper atmosphere that create a pipeline of energy between layers in space.

Renovation of Clemson’s herbarium provides new home for global collection of priceless specimens  

Monday August 10, 2020

A much-needed renovation has given new life to the Clemson University Herbarium, which houses about 100,000 plant specimens that have been carefully preserved and stored for the future.

Clemson researchers shed light on the building blocks for next-generation LED displays

Monday August 10, 2020

Three teams of researchers at Clemson University have joined forces to unravel some of the mysteries surrounding perovskite nanocrystals, which are semiconductors with numerous applications, including LEDs, lasers, solar cells and photodetectors.

Clemson graduates push ‘glow-in-the-dark’ paper to the cover of the journal Soft Matter

Monday August 10, 2020

Two Clemson graduates have developed groundbreaking work showing that laser engraving of paper can result in the formation of fluorescent compounds similar to those present on carbon dots, which are traditionally used in sensors and electronic applications.

Winning undergraduate team in remote research competition developing rapid COVID-19 test

Monday August 10, 2020

A collaborative team of undergraduate students recently took first place in the Clemson COVID Challenge, a summer virtual research and design opportunity that involved 86 teams and more than 500 participants.

Unexpectedly, fruit flies help a graduate student spread her wings

Monday August 10, 2020

As a graduate student at the Clemson Center for Human Genetics, Rebecca MacPherson has been able to foster research and outreach collaborations with the Greenwood Genetic Center.

COVID Challenge represents wide range of disciplines and institutions

Tuesday August 04, 2020

CLEMSON, South Carolina – Hundreds of undergraduate students accepted the challenge to battle the COVID-19 pandemic this summer through an innovative research project spearheaded by Creative Inquiry and Delphine Dean, the Ron and Jane Lindsay Family Innovation Professor. The Clemson COVID Challenge was a virtual research and design opportunity that began in May. Teams of […]

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