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


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...
20-Dec-2017 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


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...
13-Dec-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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.
29-Nov-2017 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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.
17-Nov-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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


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.
18-Oct-2017 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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...
16-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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


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.
10-Oct-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Identify Free-Flowing Aerosol Particles Using Holograms, Lasers


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...
3-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Super Start: How to Prepare Children, Teens for New School Year and Transitions


The first several days of school will plant roots for the rest of the academic year, say education professors at Kansas State University.
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Total Eclipse of the Sun: Kansas State University Expert Offers Tips to Safely View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse


Kansas State University physicist Chris Sorensen offers tips to safely watch the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, both inside and outside the path of totality.
11-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Smart Debt: Financial Planner Says Debt Can Be Helpful if Used Carefully

Household debt has reached an all-time high in the U.S. according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, but a financial planner at Kansas State University said debt isn't always bad.
20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Summer Savings: Travel Expert Shares Ways to Save on Vacations


Summer vacations don't have to break the bank, according to Kansas State University's Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, who shares some easy ways to save on airfare, lodging, activities and food.
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Good News for Grilling: Black Pepper Helps Limit Cancerous Compounds in Meat, Study Shows


A Kansas State University researcher recently discovered that a commonly used spice is a champion at reducing carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats.
16-May-2017 9:45 AM EDT

Keep the Learning Going: Educator Offers Parents Tips for Helping Kids Retain Information Over Summer Break


A Kansas State University education expert offers methods parents can use to help their children retain what they've learned through the summer and all year long.
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Supporting Spouses: Family Studies Expert Advocates Showing Appreciation for Military Spouses


A Kansas State University expert on military families says most military spouses experience a lifestyle of constant adjustment.
8-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Pedal Power: Expert Says Communities Need to Stay Up to Speed on Bicycle Infrastructure


A Kansas State University planner says communities should consider becoming more bicycle-friendly.
1-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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