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Food Safety Fumble: Research Finds 90 Percent of Home Chefs Contaminate Food

New research from Kansas State University finds that despite receiving food safety messaging, a majority of home chefs still contaminate their food because of poor food-handling techniques.
29-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

How to Make Your New Year's Resolution Last One Year, Not One Month

A Kansas State University kinesiologist breaks down some simple steps to stick to your weight loss resolution for the full year.
28-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Engineer Receives NSF CAREER Award for Nanotechnology Research, Educational Outreach


Gurpreet Singh, assistant professor of mechanical and nuclear engineering at Kansas State University, has received a $500,000 National Science Foundation CAREER award for his nanotechnology research.
27-Jan-2015 2:00 PM EST

Where You Can Find New Labels and Why It's Not All About the Numbers

A Kansas State University nutritionist explains a new regulation requiring calorie labeling at restaurants and why it's not just the numbers that put weight on your waistline.
27-Jan-2015 9:35 AM EST

Study Finds Rabies Booster Defends Pets with Out-of-Date Vaccination Against the Disease


A new study by Kansas State University veterinary diagnosticians finds that pets with out-of-date rabies vaccinations are very unlikely to develop the fatal disease if given a rabies booster immediately after exposure to the virus.
26-Jan-2015 9:30 AM EST

Researchers Introduce Macrosystems Approach to Study Stream Ecology


Walter Dodds, Kansas State University distinguished professor of biology, has led researchers in creating the Stream Biome Gradient Concept, which is a way to compare streams in different climates and different continents. The concept can improve...
21-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

Grant Extends Research of Kansas State University's Child Food Safety Center

The Center of Excellence for Food Safety Research in Child Nutrition Programs at Kansas State University has received an $800,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food and Nutrition Services.
12-Jan-2015 9:05 AM EST

Research Finds Mandatory Meat Labels Economically Not Worth the Fight

A little label is causing a big stir among the U.S., Canada and Mexico, but research from Kansas State University finds the majority of consumers don't even know it exists.
7-Jan-2015 9:40 AM EST

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Veterinarian Cautions Against Using Unnecessary Over-the-Counter Drugs

A Kansas State University veterinarian cautions pet owners against using over-the-counter antibiotics to treat tear stains, which are often only a cosmetic issue.
22-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Renewing Health Insurance Should Take More Than 15 Minutes, Specialist Says

Renewing health insurance is more complicated than simply choosing the same plan year after year because plans change annually, a Kansas State University community health specialist says.
16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Veterinary Pharmacologist Warns That Eggs From Backyard Chickens May Pose Consumption Problems


A pharmacologist warns that if you are raising chickens in your backyard, don't consume their eggs if the animals have been taking medication.
16-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Number of People Susceptible to Painful Mosquito-Borne Virus Increasing, Says Leading Researcher


Kansas State University leading researcher in chikungunya virus says many more people are at risk of getting infected now that mosquitoes in the U.S. are carrying the virus.
23-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Culinary Historian Says Americans Have Long Celebrated Fourth of July with Food

Food and the Fourth of July have long been an American tradition, according to Jane Marshall, a culinary historian and food writing instructor at Kansas State University.
2-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

#KState Political Science Expert Can Talk About Middle East Unrest

20-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Start Mosquito Protection Methods Now, Says a Kansas State University Veterinarian

Kansas State University veterinarian advises to start mosquito prevention methods now in order to protect yourself and your horse from West Nile virus during the heavy infection season in mid to late summer.
19-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Food Safety Specialist Says Food Poisoning Cases Underreported

A Kansas State University food safety specialist says there are distinct symptoms for food poisoning and reporting it to your doctor is an important step in improving food safety.
18-Jun-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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