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Couples 'Money Talk' Curriculum Reduces Stress, Increases Happiness, Researcher Says

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A five-week curriculum to get couples talking about money is increasing couples' happiness and reducing stress, according to a Kansas State University financial planning researcher. Sonya Lutter, associate professor of family studies and human services and certified financial planner, paired up with brightpeak financial to offer a curriculum to get couples talking about money.

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A $1.8 Million NIH Grant to Help Tiny Gene Regulator Research at Kansas State University

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A teeny, tiny worm and a $1.8 million National Institutes of Health grant may help a Kansas State University researcher understand how the smallest molecules can have big effects on gene expression. Using microscopic worms as a model system, Anna Zinovyeva, assistant professor in the Division of Biology, is researching how small bits of non-coding RNA, called microRNAs, decrease gene activity in animals.

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Kansas State University Research Creates Way to Protect Pigs From PRRS During Reproduction

The latest work from Raymond "Bob" Rowland, Kansas State University professor of diagnostic medicine and pathobiology, is helping to eradicate the devastating PRRS virus.

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Veterinarian Says the Same Food Safety Rules That Apply to Humans Also Apply to Pets

Like to give your furry friend tidbits of human food on Thanksgiving? A Kansas State University veterinarian shares several food safety tips on how to keep people and their pets healthy this holiday season.

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Kansas State University Featured in Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense National Report

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Kansas State University is featured in several sections of the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense's special bipartisan report released on Wednesday, Oct. 18.

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Bite on This: Kansas State University Researcher Finds Alligators Eat Sharks

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MANHATTAN, KANSAS — Jaws, beware! Alligators may be coming for you. While the sharks may not actually be as big as the fictional Jaws, James Nifong, postdoctoral researcher with the Kansas Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit at Kansas State University, and Russell Lowers, wildlife biologist with Integrated Mission Support Services at Kennedy Space Center, published a study in Southeastern Naturalist documenting that American alligators on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts are eating small sharks and stingrays.

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Climate Change Predicted to Reduce Size, Stature of Dominant Midwest Plant, Collaborative Study Finds

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Kansas State University researchers are involved in a study that found climate change may reduce the growth and stature of big bluestem — a dominant prairie grass and a major forage grass for cattle.

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Researchers Identify Free-Flowing Aerosol Particles Using Holograms, Lasers

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Holographic images of free-flowing air particles may help climate change and biological weapons watchdogs better monitor the atmosphere, according to a recent Kansas State University study. Principle investigator Matthew Berg, associate professor of physics, said the study, published in Nature's Scientific Reports, is key to understanding the aerosol composition of Earth's atmosphere.

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With Mock Space Capsule, Kansas State University Researchers Partner with NASA to Study Astronaut Fitness

A Kansas State University kinesiology research team has built a lifesize Orion spacecraft model to study astronaut fitness in spaceflight and during landing.

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Food Testing Market Leader Maxxam Opens Lab at K-State Olathe

Maxxam Analytics has opened its first U.S. food testing lab at K-State Olathe. The lab is ensuring that pet food and pet treats manufactured and sold by its partners are safe.







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