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Archaeologists Find Elusive 16th-Century Spanish Fort on Parris Island

The lost Spanish fort San Marcos, founded in 1577 at the town of Santa Elena by Pedro Menedez Marquez, has been found on present-day Parris Island in South Carolina by a pair of archaeologists.
25-Jul-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The Fast Casual Conundrum

Entrées at fast casual restaurants -- a category that includes restaurants such as Chipotle and Panera Bread -- have a higher average calorie count than fast food establishments, such as a McDonald’s or Bojangles, according to researchers from...
11-May-2016 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UofSC Archaeologists Raise Trio of Civil War Cannons From Scuttled CSS Pee Dee


Archaeologists at the University of South Carolina raised three cannons from the Confederate gunboat CSS Pee Dee from the Great Pee Dee River in South Carolina. The mystery of the CSS Pee Dee, its cannons and the inland Mars Bluff Navy Yard endured...
29-Sep-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Pursuit of Happiness Leads to a $2.1 Million Grant Award for UofSC, UChicago

A grant from the John Templeton Foundation will fund research that explores the connections between virtue, happiness and the meaning of life and society.
3-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Approach to Spinal Cord, Brain Injury Research

Many an injury will heal, but the damaged spinal cord is notoriously recalcitrant. There's new hope on the horizon, though. A team of researchers led by the University of South Carolina's Jeff Twiss just reported an innate repair mechanism in...
15-Jul-2015 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Renowned Artist Ralph Heimans Unveils Portrait of Financier and Philanthropist Darla Moore


A 14-by-8-foot oil painting of financier and philanthropist Darla Moore was unveiled in the heart of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina Friday, March 20 by artist Ralph Heimans.
23-Mar-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Are Student Loans Affecting the Well-Being of Young Adults?

Researchers at the University of South Carolina researchers find that young adults who accumulated higher amounts of debt incurred from student loans reported higher levels of depressive symptoms, even with adjustments for parental wealth, childhood...
22-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Social Media Can Provide the Support Needed to Maintain Weight Loss

According to recent research from the Arnold School of Health at the University of South Carolina, use of social media sites like Facebook can be associated with a significant drop in pounds, especially during the critical maintenance period of a...
20-Jan-2015 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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