A team of researchers from the University of South Carolina received two patents for a new method to rid carpets, mattresses and other furniture of harmful allergens and pests that cause asthma.
26-May-2014 2:00 PM EDT
A new study released May 7 in the journal PLOS ONE suggests that people who survived the medieval mass-killing plague known as the Black Death lived significantly longer and were healthier than people who lived before the epidemic struck in 1347. ...
7-May-2014 5:00 PM EDT
Researchers at the University of South Carolina have validated a new method for calculating physical activity, sedentary behavior, and the food energy requirements of Americans. The results suggest that as a nation, we spend more than 15 hours per...
12-Feb-2014 10:55 AM EST
Communities across the United States experienced an unprecedented decline in crime in the 1990s. But for counties where Wal-Mart built stores, the decline wasn’t nearly as dramatic. The study, titled “Rolling back prices and raising crime...
7-Feb-2014 1:00 PM EST
Nearly half of black males and almost 40 percent of white males in the U.S. are arrested by age 23, which can hurt their ability to find work, go to school and participate fully in their communities. A new study released Monday (Jan. 6) in the...
6-Jan-2014 8:00 AM EST
Peter Brews has been named dean of the top-ranked Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina.
17-Dec-2013 11:00 AM EST
Four decades of nutrition research funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) may be invalid because the method used to collect the data was seriously flawed, according to a new study by the Arnold School of Public Health at the...
9-Oct-2013 5:00 PM EDT
The international edition of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism, the most comprehensive work to document the world's oldest living tradition, will be unveiled at the University of South Carolina Monday, Aug. 26, where the project began more than 25 years...
12-Aug-2013 8:00 PM EDT
19-Jun-2014 2:00 PM EDT
Nikky Finney, the John H. Bennett, Jr. Chair of Southern Literature and Creative Writing at the University of South Carolina, can discuss the life and legacy of poet and author Maya Angelou. Contact Peggy Binette to coordinate an interview.
28-May-2014 12:00 PM EDT
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Derek Black, a professor of education, civil rights and constitutional law at the University of South Carolina, is among the leading U.S. scholars on the landmark Brown decision.
9-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT
14-Apr-2014 9:30 AM EDT
April is Autism Awareness Month and World Autism Awareness Day is April 2. To help reporters develop stories about autism spectrum disorder, the University of South Carolina has compiled a list of faculty experts. To interview a faculty member,...
28-Mar-2014 3:10 PM EDT
27-Mar-2014 10:20 AM EDT
March is national Brain Injury Awareness Month. The University of South Carolina has many distinguished neuroscience researchers who study brain injury resulting from stroke, sports and physical injury and cognitive and movement disorders.
14-Mar-2014 4:40 PM EDT