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Landmark Environmental Book Influences Scientists 55 Years After Its Release


Fifty-five years after the publishing of "Silent Spring," Kansas State University researchers are continuing their work in keeping the environment safe and the food supply secure.
18-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Cuddly Cicada: Stuffed Cicada Display Aims to Help People Become More Comfortable with the Insects


Some people find cicadas annoying or scary, but a Kansas State University student has created a stuffed cicada as part of an interactive display that she hopes will make cicadas seem friendlier.
31-Mar-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Engineer Patents Waterlike Polymer to Create High-Temperature Ceramics


Using five ingredients — silicon, boron, carbon, nitrogen and hydrogen — a Kansas State University engineer has created a liquid polymer that can transform into a ceramic with valuable thermal, optical and electronic properties.
30-Mar-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Moms Need Workout Programs That Are Less Structured, More Flexible

Often running on empty, new moms may need a bit more flexibility and support to ease back into exercise after giving birth, according to a Kansas State University researcher. Emily Mailey, assistant professor in kinesiology, said when a mom has...
23-Mar-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University's Black Student Union Is Best in Big 12 for Ninth Time


Kansas State University's Black Student Union remains the best in the Big 12 Conference.
27-Feb-2017 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Catalogs the Complex Flavors of American-Made Goat Cheese

Researchers generated a flavor lexicon that lists the 39 flavor attributes in cheeses made with goat milk. Flavor lexicons are important tools for cheesemakers because they help with development, product benchmarking and quality control.
24-Feb-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Below Threshold: Nutritionists Discuss Serious Yet Common Mineral Deficiencies


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


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

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Fits to a 'Tee': Golf Is 'Fore' Everyone, and Economically It's a Great Time to Be a Golfer


Because of the golf industry's downsizing after the Great Recession, the sport is more affordable and accessible than ever, according to a golf course management expert at Kansas State University.
17-Apr-2017 12:05 PM EDT

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


18-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

High-Tech Toys Could Stagnate Babies’ Communication Skills


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


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


26-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

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


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


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

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