Science

Hentz Orb Weavers

November 14, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Rudy Mancke
Hentz's orb weaver (Neoscona crucifera).

This spider hides during the day and comes out into the center of its web at night.

College of Charleston Professor Works to Save Coral Reefs

November 13, 2017 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
Coral polyps on Molasses Reef, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

People picture coral reefs as bursting with color and teeming with a variety of undersea life, which many are. But their number is shrinking, says College of Charleston biologist Phil Dustan, because they are hyper-sensitive to temperature changes, and climate change is...

What is a Century Plant?

June 8, 2017 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
century plant with text

Many Columbians will recognize the large plant that seems to spill over onto Rosewood Drive. But the plant has seen more buzz recently, due to the fact that it currently resembles something out of a Dr. Seuss story. A giant stalk has started growing from the plant to the...

A is for Ace Basin

January 20, 2017 - Posted in Carolina Stories
A is for Ace Basin

A is for Ace Basin. Dean Harrigal, Wildlife Biologist, with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) talks about the Ace Basin.