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'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

Cost-Saving, Longer-Lasting Biodegradable Adhesive Patented by Kansas State University

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A new type of resin for adhesives and coatings, developed by researchers at Kansas State University, is the first plant-based resin of its kind.
10-Jan-2017 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Postholiday Blues: Financial Planners Share Tips to Start Now for Better Budgeting

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Kristy Archuleta and Sonya Britt, both associate professors in the Institute of Personal Financial Planning, offer tips for starting now to ensure financially merrier holidays in 2017.
3-Jan-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Christmas Cuisine: Why We Eat Certain Foods During the Holidays

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Roger Adams, associate professor and rare books librarian for K-State Libraries, has studied the history of traditional holiday foods.
22-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Staying Trim Around All the Trimmings: Tips for Holiday Health

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Sam Emerson, doctoral student in food, nutrition, dietetics and health, offers tips for battling overindulgence of holiday treats.
21-Dec-2016 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

The Three P's of Teaching Holiday Manners: Preparation, Practice and Pointing Out Examples

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Rebekah Meitler, instructor in Kansas State University's School of Family Studies and Human Services, said teaching manners to young children is all about preparation, practice and pointing out examples.
20-Dec-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

A Christmas Classic: Kansas State University Dickens Experts Say 'A Christmas Carol' Still Resonates After Nearly 200 Years

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The Grinch couldn't have stolen Christmas if Ebenezer Scrooge hadn't done it first, say Charles Dickens researchers at Kansas State University.
15-Dec-2016 3:05 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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