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Essential Oils Can Assist with Livestock Digestion, Study Finds

Kansas State University researchers have found that essential oils can play a role in livestock health.
20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Tale of Two Fishes: Biologists Find Male, Female Live-Bearing Fish Evolve Differently

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A Kansas State University study has found that male and female live-bearing fish evolve differently: Female evolution is influenced more strongly by natural selection, while male evolution is influenced more strongly by sexual selection.
18-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Researchers Help with Landmark Study of Wild Wheat Ancestor

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Kansas State University scientists are part of a breakthrough study in which an international team of researchers has successfully deciphered all 10 billion letters in the genetic code of a wild ancestor of wheat.
7-Jul-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

University Collaboration Set to Spark Breakthroughs in Human, Animal Health

1Data is a collaborative project that establishes a new standard for analyzing human and animal health information. Researchers will create the next generation of approaches to curing or mitigating human and animal diseases.
29-Jun-2017 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Guinness World Records Names Engineers' Graphene Aerogel as World's Least Dense 3-D Printed Structure

An engineering team has developed 3-D printed graphene aerogel that GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS has declared the lightest 3-D printed material in the world. The team includes researchers from Kansas State University, the University at Buffalo and Lanzhou...
28-Jun-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Friend or Foe? Manganese Concentration in Drinking Water Needs Attention, Researchers Say

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Kansas State University researchers published a study in Frontiers in Environmental Science that showed Manganese relates differently than its cancer-causing cousin, arsenic, to dissolved organic matter in groundwater. Researchers say more studies...
27-Jun-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

'X'cellent Power: Physicists Create 'Molecular Black Hole' Using Ultra-Intense X-Ray Pulses

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As a powerful X-ray light hits a molecule, the heaviest atom absorbs a few hundred times more X-rays than all the other atoms and strips away most of its electrons. This creates a large positive charge that steadily pulls electrons from the other...
31-May-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Astronauts Experience Decrease in Blood Vessel Function During Spaceflight, Study Finds

A Kansas State University kinesiology study has found that astronauts aboard the International Space Station have decreased physical fitness because of a decrease in the way oxygen moves through the body.
9-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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18-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

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