Tag archive for Creative Inquiry

trapping Chagas

Faculty and student researchers hope to fashion a trap for the parasite that causes Chagas disease.

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A solar-savvy house and the ties that bind

Two generations later, on a hot day in May, I strap on a hardhat and orange safety vest and climb a gently sloping ramp to investigate another kind of solar dwelling.

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restoring Hunnicutt

As a campus stream gets new life, student researchers check its vitals.

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bring the audience to the artists

Community-supported art gives students a taste of the marketplace.

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the good sense of Glucosense

A team creates low-cost testing for diabetics in need.

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Back in the swing

Clemson’s Foucault pendulum, idle for most of a decade, is back in full swing.

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Heads up

Concussions in big-time sports have been making the news, but the athletes most at risk are probably not on TV. They are children.

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the web of science

A few strands of spider silk glisten like gold as they catch the light. Otherwise they are invisible. And 800 times stronger than steel.

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A bit dense

Psychologist Jim McCubbin knew last fall that news of his research had gone viral. Still, he was surprised when it made it to Saturday Night Live.

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a slave’s life

You got whipped for not working fast enough. You got whipped for not admitting to a minor theft you didn’t commit. You got whipped for praying, for not obeying quickly enough, for taking a muskmelon to keep from starving. And sometimes you got whipped just for the pure sadistic hell of it.

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