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Research provides new insight into quantum effects in lithium sulfur batteries

Today’s electric vehicles can drive about 300 miles per charge. Lithium-sulfur batteries have the potential for a driving range of more than 400 miles with practical capacities of up to 500 watt-hours per kilogram at the pack level, twice that of...
13-Apr-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Harnessing the power of the sun: Researchers design a smart supercapacitor that harvests and stores solar energy

With the push for renewable energy, researchers from Clemson University and the Indian Institute of Science have designed a smart supercapacitor using a novel stack of metal oxides — vanadium pentoxide and zinc oxide — that can efficiently...
3-Mar-2023 1:35 PM EST Add to Favorites

Clemson scientists identify enzyme that reduces diet-induced obesity in humans

Clemson University researchers have identified an enzyme and its products in humans that reduce diet-induced obesity.
27-Jan-2023 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Researchers receive grant to study how fungal pathogens become drug-resistant

The study will concentrate on azalea compounds, a class of fungicides widely used in agriculture and to treat human infections.
9-Jan-2023 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Researchers seek to unravel the mystery of susceptibility to drug addiction

Clemson geneticists Trudy Mackay and Robert Anholt will work to discover why some people become addicted to drugs while others don't.
29-Sep-2022 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Clemson University and Curio Wellness partner to advance research on cannabis tissue culture

The study aims to increase production efficiency and protect cannabis strains from plant diseases. The two-year research project will advance plant tissue science for the medical cannabis industry.
15-Jul-2022 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ancient South American dust helps reveal new clues about the future of the Earth's climate, researchers say

Dust that was deposited at the foot of the Andes Mountains in Argentina over the last 1.15 million years helps explain how wind patterns have shifted and could offer clues of what is to come as the Earth's climate changes, according to new research...
15-Jul-2022 4:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Roots of Native Grasses May Hold Key to Growing Crops in Drier Climates

Drought can cause issues for grain crops and three Clemson University scientists are working on getting to the root of the problem. The scientists believe crops have a lesson to learn from their weedy relatives when it comes to growing in drier...
15-Jul-2022 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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