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Food Scientist Explains How Trans Fat Removal Will Affect Food Industry

The FDA has given food companies three years to remove artificial trans fat from their products, but a Kansas State University food scientist explains most companies have already made the adjustment.
1-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Lack of Summer Meal Programs Concerns State Nutritionist

Kansas State University nutritionist comments on the alarmingly low number of children receiving summer meals in Kansas and how communities can help decrease childhood hunger.
30-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

These 'Skins' Are In: Students' Designs Give Prosthetics a New Look


A project by students in a Kansas State University interior architecture & product design studio has produced "skins" or covers for prosthetic limbs.
25-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Biosecurity Research Institute Offers Biocontainment Research Basics


Training is not a quick undertaking at Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute — by design.
23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Patent Awarded to Kansas State University Preclinical Cancer Detection Test Platform

A U.S. patent has been awarded to a Kansas State University technology that quickly detects the early stages of cancer before physical symptoms ever appear. Results are produced in about 30 minutes and the technology has a 95 percent success rate at...
15-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Veterinarian Warns of Parvo Risk for Puppies at Parks

The Kansas State University Veterinary Health Center is seeing more cases of parvovirus and cautions pet owners to keep puppies from crowded areas like dog parks until fully vaccinated.
12-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

With Proper Care, Contaminated Urban Soils Are Safe for Gardening, Study Finds

A six-year study indicates that crops grown in contaminated urban soils present little to no risk for people eating those crops when gardeners have followed best practices.
11-Jun-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Plant Biosecurity Course at BRI Combats Wheat Blast

Wheat blast, an emerging disease that threatens worldwide food security, is the focus of a plant biosecurity course at Kansas State University's Biosecurity Research Institute.
22-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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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

Spring Clean Your Finances with These Tips From a Financial Expert

Wanting to rid yourself of paper bills but don't know what to keep? A Kansas State University financial planner explains what you can toss and why cleaning your financial health is about more than just trashing some documents.
24-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Communication Scholar Suggests Strategies to Build Language, Listening Skills


This story looks at how a parent can bolster a child's communication skills.
16-Apr-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Simple Tasks Help Protect Your Credit


With mega data breaches coming from entities such as retail stores, insurance providers and restaurant chains, someone could more easily gain access to personal financial information that consumers have legitimately shared with companies. A family...
23-Mar-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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