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Food Availability a Problem in Smaller Urban Cities, Despite Dense Populations, a Kansas State University Study Finds

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Michael Miller, doctoral student in sociology, found food stores are largely unavailable in the most densely populated inner-city, low-income neighborhoods of smaller urban cities.
12-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Safeguarding U.S. Wheat: Kansas State University Researchers Staying Ahead of Wheat Blast Disease

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Kansas State University researchers have received $6.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture since 2009 to keep a devastating wheat fungus out of the country's farm fields.
11-Feb-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Genetics Help Fish Thrive in Toxic Environments, Collaborative Study Finds

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A 10-year collaborative project led by biologists from Kansas State University and Washington State University has discovered how the Atlantic molly is able to live in toxic hydrogen sulfide water.
10-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Millennials Say One Thing but Do Another When Choosing Chocolate, Kansas State University Study Finds

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Despite strong preferences for ethical chocolate in focus groups, only 14 percent of millennials in individual choice studies selected candy with ethical or social factors labeling, according to a Kansas State University study. In addition, a...
8-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NSF CAREER Award Supports Researcher's Cyber-Physical Systems Work

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Pavithra Prabhakar, Kansas State University assistant professor of computing and information sciences, has received a five-year $446,000 CAREER award for her research on cyber-physical systems.
25-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Emojis May Help Reduce Waste by Measuring Kids' Emotional Response to Foods

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Sensory analysis researchers at Kansas State University Olathe are looking at whether emojis can help reduce the food grade school students throw away at lunch.
22-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Teenagers' Role in Language Change Is Overstated, Linguistics Research Finds

Teenagers are not solely causing language change, according to Kansas State University research. Language changes occur throughout a lifetime and not just during the teenage years.
14-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

New NDV-H5NX Avian Influenza Vaccine Has Potential for Mass Vaccination of Poultry

In the course of three months, Kansas State University researchers were able to develop and test a new vaccine that protects chickens and other poultry from multiple strains of avian influenza found in the U.S., including H5N1, H5N2 and H5N8.
7-Jan-2016 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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High-Tech Toys Could Stagnate Babies’ Communication Skills

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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

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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

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26-Jan-2016 9:05 AM EST

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

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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

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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

Kansas State University Veterinarian Offers Tips to Keep Holidays Safe and Accident-Free for Pets

Susan Nelson, clinical associate professor at Kansas State University's Veterinary Health Center, offers tips for your pets that could help you prevent some holiday-related accidents.
18-Dec-2015 5:05 PM EST

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