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Research Aims to Improve Rechargeable Batteries by Focusing on Graphene Oxide Paper


A Kansas State University engineering team has discovered some of graphene oxide's important properties that can improve sodium- and lithium-ion flexible batteries.
18-Dec-2014 3:30 PM EST

Researchers Hope Patent Can Pave Way to Future Treatments of Heart, Lung Disease

Researchers have received a patent for its use of a peptide that has been shown to prevent or reduce damage to intestinal tissue. Their ongoing work may have far-reaching implications, including new ways to treat tissue damaged during a heart attack...
18-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Study Finds That Employees Who Are Open About Religion Are Happier

Employees who openly discuss their religious beliefs at work are often happier and have higher job satisfaction than those employees who do not, according to a collaborative study that involves a Kansas State University researcher.
17-Dec-2014 10:00 AM EST

Burg Recognized as National Academy of Inventors Fellow


Karen Burg, vice president for research at Kansas State University, has been named one of the 170 newest National Academy of Inventors fellows.
16-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Child Development Expert Says Parents Must Set the Tone When It Comes to Children's Christmas Lists

A child development expert says parents must set the tone when it comes to children's Christmas lists.
16-Dec-2014 9:30 AM EST

Nutrient Protecting 'Peanut Brittle' for Cattle Receives Patent

A U.S. patent has been issued for a Kansas State University-developed "peanut brittle" that ensures cows and other livestock eating it get their vitamins.
15-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Epidemiologist Publishes Model on the Impact of a Regional Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak

A model developed by a Kansas State University epidemiologist and one of his former graduate student evaluates the impact and control of a potential outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease in livestock.
9-Dec-2014 9:30 AM EST

Program Helps Students Become State-Approved Mediators, Develop Conflict Resolution Skills


As part of a new conflict resolution program, Kansas State University students are becoming eligible for state approval as mediators and are helping families and Kansas communities.
4-Dec-2014 10:00 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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