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First Case in Texas: Four Ways to Protect Against West Nile Virus from Dr. Ross Tobleman

Follow the "four Ds" to prevent infection and decrease the spread of West Nile Virus this summer.

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When Flying, Taste Buds Prefer Savory Tomato

While examining how airplane noise affects the palate, Cornell University food scientists found umami-rich foods become your taste bud’s best buds.

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Malaria's Doorway to Infect Blood Cells Identified; Potential to Close it, Lock it, Throw Away the Key

Scientists have identified a protein on the surface of human red blood cells that serves as an essential entry point for invasion by the malaria parasite. This discovery opens up a promising new avenue for the development of therapies to treat and prevent malaria.

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Kansas State University UAS Experts Offer Insight on New FAA Initiatives

The Federal Aviation Administration announced two new unmanned aircraft systems initiatives on Wednesday, May 6, at the Unmanned Systems 2015 conference in Atlanta. Two Kansas State University Salina faculty members are attending the conference and have shared their comments on the announcement.

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The Need for Online Revolution in the Tourism Industry

The internet, and smart technology, have revolutionised the way consumers shop and interact with service providers. From online shopping to keeping up with the latest news, a range of industries have had to adapt to reflect the online habits of their customers. But the travel and tourism industry seems to have thrived online more than most, and Bournemouth University’s (BU) Dr Alessandro Inversini has been researching how the travel and tourism industry can improve its online offering to benefit consumers.

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2014 Airline Performance Declines, According to Airline Quality Rating; Virgin America Still No. 1

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As Virgin America claimed the top spot for the third consecutive year, overall U.S. airline performance slipped in 2014, according to the 25th annual Airline Quality Rating (AQR) released Monday at the National Press Club in Washington.

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Airline Quality Rating Report to Reveal Top Carriers of 2014

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The results of the 25th annual national Airline Quality Rating (AQR) will be announced at 9:30 a.m. EDT, Monday, April 13, at a news conference at the National Press Club, Zenger Room, in Washington, D.C.

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Connecting Vehicles

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Computational framework for optimizing traffic flow could be the beginning of a road revolution.

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Aviation Expert Available to Discuss Germanwings Plane Crash

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Tiger Dad: Rare Family Portrait of Amur Tigers the First-Ever to Include an Adult Male

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The Wildlife Conservation Society’s Russia Program, in partnership with the Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve and Udegeiskaya Legenda National Park, released a camera trap slideshow of a family of Amur tigers in the wild showing an adult male with family. Shown following the “tiger dad” along the Russian forest is an adult female and three cubs. Scientists note this is a first in terms of photographing this behavior, as adult male tigers are usually solitary. Also included was a photo composite of a series of images showing the entire family as they walked past the a camera trap over a period of two minutes.