Clemson University (Clemson) was founded in 1889 as a public land grant university in Clemson, South Carolina. Clemson is one of the most selective universities in terms of admissions. Notable programs include, Engineering and Architecture. A new doctoral program in the Restoration Institute will offer advanced research in restoring historical buildings, eco-systems and other remedial work. The School of Agriculture and Forestry is highly respected nationally. Today, the student body has approximately 17,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree students.
Clemson scientists stopping small insects from doing big damage to corn
There are almost 275,000 acres of corn planted in South Carolina, with an economic impact of approximately $130 million. Though this is dwarfed by Midwest states such as Iowa (13.7 million acres, $8.75 billion), it's still ...
Vehicle direction, not driver biometrics, best way to detect drowsiness
Drowsy drivers take a heavy toll on the nation's highways. So finding a reliable way to test for fatigue to mitigate its potential damage could have a significant impact on highway safety.
New material could boost batteries' power, help power plants
You're going to have to think very small to understand something that has the potential to be very big.
Researcher explores how the universe creates reason, morality
Recent developments in science are beginning to suggest that the universe naturally produces complexity. The emergence of life in general and perhaps even rational life, with its associated technological culture, may be extremely ...
Supercomputers give universities a competitive edge, researchers find
Researchers have long believed that supercomputers give universities a competitive edge in scientific research, but now they have some hard data showing it's true.
Social media training works best for student-athletes, study shows
Placing less reliance on monitoring software and modifying new media training to align with student-athletes' habits and input will promote more positive and responsible usage of social networks.
New assessment tool can predict successful teachers
A new video assessment tool that can inform teacher selection and hiring has implications for education reform.
Evidence of forming planet discovered 335 light years from Earth
An international team of scientists led by a Clemson University astrophysicist has discovered new evidence that planets are forming around a star about 335 light years from Earth.
Kudzu can release soil carbon, accelerate global warming
Clemson University scientists are shedding new light on how invasion by exotic plant species affects the ability of soil to store greenhouse gases. The research could have far-reaching implications for how we manage agricultural ...
Marine pest provides advances in maritime anti-fouling and biomedicine
A team of biologists, led by Clemson University associate professor Andrew S. Mount, performed cutting-edge research on a marine pest that will pave the way for novel anti-fouling paint for ships and boats and also improve ...