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Faculty Members Develop Free Alternative Textbooks to Save Students Money


Through an alternative textbook initiative, Kansas State University faculty members are helping students save an estimated $423,000 a year in textbook costs.
20-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Fruit and Vegetable Intake Still Too Low; Human Nutritionist Says to Focus on Lunch

Recent changes to the WIC program have improved fruit intake in children, says a Kansas State University human nutritionist.
19-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Multimillion-Dollar Grant Helps Researchers Shed Light on Ultrafast Dynamics

Kansas State University physicists and computer scientists are involved in a multi-university project that has been funded with a $6 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, or...
18-Aug-2014 10:50 AM EDT

Lithium-Based Neutron Detector Named Among Top 100 Technologies of the Year


Kansas State University engineers have developed a lithium-based neutron detector that is being recognized as one of the year's Top 100 newly developed technologies.
13-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Tips for Working with a First-Time Teacher in Classroom

For parents worried about a teacher's lack of experience in the classroom, a Kansas State University education professor says communication is key.
4-Aug-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Collaborative Research Uses Camelina to Build Better Biofuel


A Kansas State University biochemist is improving biofuels with a promising crop: Camelina sativa. The research may help boost rural economies and provide farmers with a value-added product.
4-Aug-2014 9:50 AM EDT

Study Finds Benefits to Burning Flint Hills Prairie in Fall and Winter


A new study looks at 20 years of data concerning the consequences of burning Flint Hills prairie at different times of the year. It finds that burning outside of the current late spring time frame has no measurable negative consequences for the...
31-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Psychology Research About Vision and Pigeons May Improve Driver Safety, Earns Honors

Kansas State University psychology professors receive recognition for research on scene gist and how human perception compares to that of pigeons.
30-Jul-2014 9:00 AM EDT

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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

Nutritionist Offers Advice on Vitamins, Dietary Supplements

A Kansas State University assistant professor of human nutrition explains why you should be cautious when choosing a supplement and what to look for to get the most accurate product.
12-Jun-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Agricultural Exports Reach Record High; K-State Agricultural Economist Explains Pros and Cons

A Kansas State University agricultural economist explains why agricultural exports are projected to be so high this year and what that means for U.S. consumers.
9-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Grilling Tips So You Don’t Get E. coli

K-State Olathe food safety specialist advises on how to give your holiday guests some tasty food, without food poisoning.
22-May-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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