Alligator snapper turtles slow to recover from heavy decline

...was declared a state threatened species and protected from harvest.Lora Smith, of the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center in Newton, Ga., worked with a team who caught, measured and released alligator snappers in the Flint River several...

Medical experts say sports safety efforts need to start at high school level

...take. Kevin Guskiewicz, professor and co-director of the Matthew Gfeller Sport-Related Traumatic Brain Injury Research Center at the University of North Carolina, said that doesn't come easy for medical professionals."It's hard for...

SC lawmakers take aim at Muslim law

...at nearly three-dozen states introduced bills to keep courts from incorporating foreign laws, according to Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life. Arizona, Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Dakota and Tennessee passed laws to...

Residents still balk, but leases for wind turbines off Carolinas could come in 2016

...energy industry on the Carolinas coast. Fifteen months ago, Clemson University opened a new $110 million energy research center in North Charleston, S.C., that includes the world's largest wind turbine test rig.

Pope's address to US Congress will be historic

...Catholic, well above the 22 percent of all Americans, according to a survey released last month by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center. Boehner and Pelosi are both Catholic.Francis, an Argentinian Jesuit and the first pope from the Western Hemisphere...

Across the region

...South Carolina commerce department and the South Carolina Research Authority have launched the first statewide Applied Research Center in Charleston.The facility is intended to be a centralized point of contact for businesses, and one that taps the...

Not exactly free

...community college students ever make it to a four-year university, according to the National Student Clearinghouse Research Center. And of those, only 34 percent will complete their degree.Now consider this: Does having taxpayers pick up the...

Senior-living developments likely to boom, including in Augusta

...build to anticipate that, and now there are waiting lists in a lot of places."Washington, D.C.-based Pew Research Center estimates that an average 10,000 baby boomers each day will turn 65 for the next 15 years. The first wave of baby...

Nuclear Regulary Commission schedules public meeting on MOX facility at Savannah River Site

...deadline was extended an additional 10 years to March 30, 2025.The public meeting begins at 5 p.m. at the Hydrogen Research Center at the Savannah River Research Campus, 301 Gateway Drive, New Ellenton, S.C. Entrance to the meeting center...

Environmental group distributing thyroid tablets in Vogtle area

...farther away from the reactors, Zeller said. The project is funded by a small grant from the Technical Education Research Centers based in Cambridge, Mass.Michelle Tims, a spokeswoman for Southern Nuclear, a subsidiary of Southern Co. that...