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Below Threshold: Nutritionists Discuss Serious Yet Common Mineral Deficiencies

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Iron and zinc are critical minerals, but many people are deficient in them, say nutritionists at Kansas State University.
13-Feb-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Want to 'Friend' an Old Flame on Facebook or Flirt Online? Social Media Researcher Says Think About Your Current Romantic Relationship First

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One of the best gifts a person could give their significant other for Valentine's Day is a discussion on boundaries regarding social media, according to a researcher at Kansas State University.
9-Feb-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Winning the War: How to Persuade Children to Eat More Veggies

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Richard Rosenkranz, associate professor of food, nutrition, dietetics and health, offers parents research-based advice for appealing to children's emotional and behavioral appetites to help them eat the vegetables they need.
6-Feb-2017 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Is the 'Silicon Valley for Biodefense,' According to Blue Ribbon Study Panel

When the Blue Ribbon Study Panel on Biodefense visited Kansas State University for a series of agrodefense discussions, the university cemented its status as a national leader in animal health, biosciences and food safety research.
30-Jan-2017 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Don't 'Bee' Worried: Researcher Says Endangered Bumblebee Populations Will Rise Again

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Bumblebees recently became the first species from the U.S. to be placed on the endangered species list, but a Kansas State University entomologist said bumblebee endangerment is nothing to be bugged about.
27-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists Patent Detonation Technique to Mass-Produce Graphene

A Kansas State University team of physicists has patented a detonation technique that can mass-produce graphene with three ingredients: hydrocarbon gas, oxygen and a spark plug.
25-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

'Shrew'-D Advice: Study of Arctic Shrews, Parasites Indicates How Climate Change May Affect Ecosystems and Communities

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MANHATTAN, KANSAS — The shrew and its parasites — even 40-year-old preserved ones — are the new indicators of environmental change, according to a Kansas State University researcher. Andrew Hope, Kansas State University research assistant...
12-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Research Looks at Growing More Nutritional, Flavorful Strawberries in Kansas

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A doctoral student at K-State Olathe, completed a series of studies focused on helping Kansas growers produce more strawberries in the state — particularly Greater Kansas City.
10-Jan-2017 12:05 PM EST 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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