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Where You Live May Be Putting You at Risk for Foodborne Illness, Researcher Finds

A study on multiple countries finds that food safety education is lacking. Improving education about food-handling practices may decrease foodborne illness, thus improving food security.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Patent Issued for Research Related to Alleviating Pain in Cattle

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Patent issued for research that alleviates pain in cattle suffering from lameness and following castration, dehorning.
27-Aug-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Student Debt Growing, Number of University Financial Education Programs Still Deficient

Kansas State University financial planner finds most universities are lacking a financial education program. She outlines the different types of successful programs and how to get started.
27-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Study Finds Young Driver's Gender Linked to Crash Type, Injury Severity

A study finds that gender differences do exist in young drivers when it comes to safety. Gender is often related to what type of severe or fatal crash a young male or young female driver will be involved in.
26-Aug-2014 11:00 AM EDT

New Gluten-Free Ingredient May Cause Allergic Reaction

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A popular legume used in other countries is showing up in more U.S. gluten-free products. A Kansas State University food safety specialist explains why people with peanut and soybean allergies need to be cautious.
25-Aug-2014 9:45 AM EDT

Physics Research Removes Outcome Unpredictability of Ultracold Atomic Reactions

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A physics model helps scientists accurately predict the likely outcome of a chemical reaction as well as sheds new light on mysterious quantum states, including the Efimov effect.
25-Aug-2014 9:40 AM EDT

Faculty Members Develop Free Alternative Textbooks to Save Students Money

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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

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

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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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