Tag archive for College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences

The Mysterious Case of the Renegade Receptor

No, this won’t be another long lecture about eating your vegetables, worthy as that theme might be. This is a mystery story. A whodunit.

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Serious science, safer food

In the fight against food-borne pathogens, nothing is off the table, not even the grocery bag.

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a sea change in shell science

Andy Mount and his students are going up against seventy years of research that teaches something entirely different and that’s a tough thing to do.

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help for the overheated bull

In summer, a stealthy fungus can sideline the sire.

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Traveling through time

Channeling a childhood love of dinosaurs, Richard Blob analyzes the movements of living animals to understand shifts in evolution and their consequences in the present.

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Seeding the Future

A bumper crop of genetic data will help boost yields and equip plants to cope with pests, diseases, and weather extremes.

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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 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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Carbon’s magic carpet

If you set fire to this page, a flake of ash might rise and float away. That little smidgen of carbon, as black as the wing of a crow, is so fragile it crumples to dust when it lands in the palm of your hand.

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Wrapping up food safety

After missionaries working in anti-Christian areas asked for a self-contained package that included bread as a cup with wine or grape juice sealed inside. The idea: Leave no evidence behind after taking communion.

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