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Physicists Use Lasers to Capture First Snapshots of Rapid Chemical Bonds Breaking


Kansas State University researchers are part of an international team that has used a molecule's own electrons to scatter the molecule — a process called mid-infrared laser-induced electron diffraction, or LIED — and capture snapshots of...
21-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Growing Gold: Researchers Develop Gold Nanowires for Biomedical Procedures


A novel invention by Kansas State University researchers may benefit biomedical professionals and the patients they serve during electrode and organ transplant procedures.
19-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Debating the Debates: Research Project Studies Civility in Presidential Election

The 2016 presidential election has reached unprecedented levels of incivility, according to an ongoing collaborative research project that involves Kansas State University researchers and students.
17-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Zika Virus Infection May Prevent Reinfection, Collaborative Biosecurity Research Institute Study Finds


A collaborative study involving Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute is providing Zika virus insight.
13-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Environmentally Friendly Invention May Save Soybean Industry Millions of Dollars Per Year


Harold N. Trick, professor of plant pathology; Timothy C. Todd, instructor of plant pathology; and Jiarui Li, post-doctoral researcher in plant pathology, designed a patented soybean variety that protects the crop from nematode parasitic infestation.
12-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Leadership Expert Says Political Skills Important to Leader Satisfaction


Leaders skilled at influencing others may be happier at work, according to a Kansas State University researcher. Andrew Wefald, associate professor in the Staley School of Leadership Studies, says political skill — the ability to build...
5-Oct-2016 9:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Vaccine May Help Diseases in Animals, People Meet Their Match


Kansas State University researchers have patented a vaccine that provides effective, antibiotic-free prevention and treatment of Fusobacterium necrophorum infection, which affects animals and people.
4-Oct-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

It Takes a Village: Researchers Visiting Tiny House Villages Across US to Study Benefits, Challenges

Kansas State University's Brandon Irwin, assistant professor of kinesiology, and Julia Day, assistant professor of interior design, will be traveling the United States to study the new trend in housing: tiny houses.
3-Oct-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Understanding Einstein: @KState Cosmologist Explains @LIGO Discovery of #Gravitationalwaves


18-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

High-Tech Toys Could Stagnate Babies’ Communication Skills


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


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


26-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

Season of Giving Extends Past the Holidays: Food Donations Needed Year-Round


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


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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