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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

Researcher Using Next-Generation Sequencing, Other New Methods to Rapidly Identify Pathogens


A recently published study looks at the discovery of porcine enterovirus G, which is an important find in the United States.
28-Jul-2014 9:55 AM EDT

Rising Temperatures Can Be Hard on a Dog's Life


Kansas State University veterinarian says to know the signs of heat exhaustion to make sure your pet isn't overdoing it this summer.
24-Jul-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Business Ethics Professor Challenges Current Corporate Culture


Diane Swanson's challenges the current corporate culture in a new book "Embedding CSR into Corporate Culture: Challenging the Executive Mind."
22-Jul-2014 9:30 AM EDT

Philosopher Uses Game Theory to Understand How Words, Actions Acquire Meaning


The latest work from a Kansas State University philosopher appears in the scientific journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, which is a rarity for philosophy research.
21-Jul-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Ultrafast X-Ray Laser Sheds New Light on Fundamental Ultrafast Dynamics


Physics researchersstudied how an electron moves between different atoms in an exploding molecule.
17-Jul-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Scientists Complete Chromosome-Based Draft of the Wheat Genome


Scientists have completed a chromosome-based draft sequence of the bread wheat genome as well as the first reference sequence of chromosome 3B, the largest chromosome in wheat.
17-Jul-2014 11:00 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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