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Kansas State University Uses $1.5 Million Grant to Upgrade Nuclear Reactor

Kansas State University's nuclear reactor control console will be getting a much-needed upgrade, funded by a $1.5 million Nuclear Engineering University Partnerships grant from the U.S. Department of Energy.
28-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sweeping Study of U.S. Farm Data Shows Loss of Crop Diversity the Past 34 Years


A large-scale study shows that U.S. farmers are growing fewer types of crops than they were 34 years ago, which could have implications for how well farms fare as changes to the climate evolve. Less crop diversity may also be impacting the general...
16-Sep-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University and Precisionhawk Developing UAS App That Predicts Corn Production


Researchers are creating apps and programs that turn the aerial images of corn fields — and eventually other field crops — taken by unmanned vehicles in flight into useful data about a potential crop production issues.
16-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Sweeping Study of U.S. Farm Data Shows Loss of Crop Diversity the Past 34 Years


Researchers say diverse agroecosystems are more resilient to variable weather from climate change.
15-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Uncovers New Approaches for Sorghum Breeders

A Kansas State University agronomist says a recent study on plant height in sorghum will likely be applicable to other economically important traits, such as crop yield.
10-Sep-2015 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

$1.85M NIH Grant Funds Project to Study Virus Interaction with the Immune System and Identify Poxvirus Threats


A $1.85 million National Institutes of Health grant is funding a research project that is looking at a family of viruses that have the potential to be the next smallpox as well as an effective weapon against cancer.
9-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University, TechAccel Ink Agreement for Insect-Control Technology

A Kansas City area company will pursue commercial opportunities for a Kansas State University scientific discovery that makes insect control much safer for humans and other animals.
9-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Provides Insights Into the Mechanisms of Fine-Tuning of Wheat to Diverse Environments


A Kansas State University researcher has helped identify the last major vernalization gene in wheat. Vernalization genes define when the plant begins to flower and is critical for adaptation to different environments. The finding will help wheat...
2-Sep-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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#KState Expert Comments on Child Poverty, Well-Being of Kansas Children


3-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

#KState urban water expert comments on water pollution in cities, Rio de Janiero

3-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Food Safety Expert Explains Food Labels and Their Regulations

A Kansas State University food safety specialist explains some terms on food labels that are federally regulated and which lack a clear definition.
16-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Experts Offer Little Tips to Make Big Changes in Work Health

Research shows sitting too long at work can lead to chronic health problems in the long term. Kansas State University kinesiology and human nutrition experts give simple tips to incorporating activity into your daily work routine.
23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

#KState nutritionist comments on new @US_FDA trans fat regulations

23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Nutritionist Looks at Proposed Changes to Child Care Meal Guidelines

A Kansas State University nutritionist explains the proposed changes to meal guidelines in child care and adult care settings and why this is positive for both the health of those being served and the health of the care providers' business.
4-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Kansas State University UAS Experts Offer Insight on New FAA Initiatives

The Federal Aviation Administration announced two new unmanned aircraft systems initiatives on Wednesday, May 6, at the Unmanned Systems 2015 conference in Atlanta. Two Kansas State University Salina faculty members are attending the conference and...
7-May-2015 11:05 AM EDT

Food Science Expert Explains Why Listeria Is Showing Up More Often in Food Recalls

Listeria has been the reason for 16 recalls in two months, in products not typically associated with the bacteria. A Kansas State University food science expert explains why the foodborne pathogen is appearing in different products.
5-May-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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