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Left Uncontrolled, Weeds Would Cost Billions in Economic Losses Every Year

A team of experts from the Weed Science Society of America found that if weeds were allowed to grow with no control measures, about half of corn and soybean crops across the United States and Canada would be lost, costing growers about $43 billion...
16-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Pond Scum and the Gene Pool: One Critical Gene in Green Algae Responsible for Multicellular Evolution, Understanding of Cancer Origin

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Brad Olson, assistant professor in the Division of Biology; Erik Hanschen, doctoral student at the University of Arizona; Hisayoshi Nozaki, University of Tokyo; and an international team of researchers found a single gene is responsible for the...
5-May-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Consumers' Taste for Beef Varies by Brand Name, Kansas State University Study Finds

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Kansas State University meat scientists have found that the brand name on grocery store beef makes a difference in how consumers perceive flavor, texture, juiciness, tenderness and overall liking of the product.
3-May-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Professor, Students Research Culturally Relevant Music Education

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A Kansas State University professor and seven undergraduate students are traveling the country to study music educators who use culturally relevant teaching styles.
25-Apr-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Real Peter Rabbit Tale: Kansas State University Biologists Find Key to Myxoma Virus/Rabbit Coevolution

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Biologists find a molecular explanation for myxoma virus/rabbit coevolution in Australia. The study of myxoma virus — related to the smallpox virus — may give insight to pathogen evolution.
5-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

A Movie of the Microworld: Physicists Create Nanoparticle Picture Series

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Kansas State University physicists collaboratively have developed a method for taking a series of X-ray images that show the explosion of superheated nanoparticles at the femtosecond level.
5-Apr-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Engineer Builds Paperlike Battery Electrode with Glass-Ceramic

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A Kansas State University mechanical engineer has developed a paperlike battery electrode that may improve tools for space exploration or unmanned aerial vehicles.
31-Mar-2016 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Made Ya Look: Moviegoers May Have Little Control Over Their Eye Movements During Hollywood-Style Films, Study Finds

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Lester Loschky, associate professor of psychological sciences, recently published a study in PLOS ONE, which suggests viewers may have limited cognitive control of their eye movements while trying to understand films.
22-Mar-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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18-Feb-2016 10:05 AM EST

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

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