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Why Do We Care for Bears? 'Bearcam' Study Focuses on Human Connection with Wildlife, Parks

Two Kansas State University researchers are using a "bearcam" at Katmai National Park to study if people form emotional connections with animals by watching live webcams.
18-Jul-2016 9:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Researchers Study Immigration From Central America to Rural Kansas

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Alisa Garni, associate professor of sociology at Kansas State University, and her student team are conducting long-term, in-depth ethnographic research on Central American immigrants in Kansas.
7-Jul-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika Virus Research at Biosecurity Research Institute Aims to Control, Fight Mosquitoes

Kansas State University is helping the fight against Zika virus through mosquito research at the Biosecurity Research Institute.
27-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Get a clue: Biochemist studies fruit fly to understand Parkinson's disease, muscle wasting

By studying the fruit fly, Kansas State University researchers have found a connection between a gene called clueless and genes that cause Parkinson's disease.
22-Jun-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Common Enemy: Through Clinical Trials, Veterinarian Fights Cancer in Animals, Humans

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A Kansas State University veterinarian is conducting clinical trials to treat cancers in dogs, cats and other companion animals.
13-Jun-2016 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Researchers Invent, Patent New Class of Lasers

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Kansas State University researchers have invented a new class of lasers. The energy-efficient lasers are portable; reach wavelengths that are invisible, requiring technology that is transparent at those wavelengths; and they have the potential to...
8-Jun-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ecologists Advise an Increase in Prescribed Grassland Burning to Maintain Ecosystem, Livelihood

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At least 50 percent of the tallgrass prairie in the Flint Hills is burned every three to four years or less frequently and is susceptible to becoming shrubland if fire frequencies are not increased.
31-May-2016 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Left Uncontrolled, Weeds Would Cost Billions in Economic Losses Every Year

A team of experts from the Weed Science Society of America found that if weeds were allowed to grow with no control measures, about half of corn and soybean crops across the United States and Canada would be lost, costing growers about $43 billion...
16-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding Einstein: @KState Cosmologist Explains @LIGO Discovery of #Gravitationalwaves

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18-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

High-Tech Toys Could Stagnate Babies’ Communication Skills

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When babies and toddlers play with a tablet or other noisy device, they often play alone, which can be detrimental to their development, according to Bradford Wiles, an assistant professor and extension early child development specialist at Kansas...
3-Feb-2016 11:05 AM EST

Put Your Game Face On

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The dark, cold days of winter offer a great time for family or friends to bond over board games, which provide surprising benefits beyond the activity itself, according to Kansas State University's Elizabeth Brunscheen-Cartagena.
28-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

Research Is Crucial to Combatting #Zika Virus Outbreak, @KState Expert Says

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26-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

Season of Giving Extends Past the Holidays: Food Donations Needed Year-Round

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It comes naturally for many people to give to their local food pantries during the holidays, but it’s important to remember that “hunger knows no season.” An assistant professor of human nutrition and registered dietitian explains the...
21-Jan-2016 11:05 AM EST

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

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A Kansas State University aging specialist discusses 10 main signs of Alzheimer’s disease and the importance of obtaining an early diagnosis.
14-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

Kansas State University Experts Share Five Guidelines for a Happy, Healthy 2016

Researchers with Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology share tips on making the new year a healthy and happy one.
23-Dec-2015 10:05 AM EST

Holiday Harmony: Kansas State University Therapist Offers Advice on Coping with Stress, Depression

A Kansas State University marriage and family therapist offers advice on coping with holiday stress and depression.
22-Dec-2015 11:05 AM EST

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