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K-State Salina Receives Statewide Access for Flight Operations of Small UAS

Kansas State University Salina has received FAA authorization allowing its unmanned aircraft systems, or UAS, program to conduct research anywhere in the state on public property, or on private property with landowner permission.
24-Feb-2015 9:55 AM EST

Study Finds Climate Change May Dramatically Reduce Wheat Production

A recent study involving Kansas State University researchers finds that in the coming decades at least one-quarter of the world's wheat production will be lost to extreme weather from climate change if no adaptation measures are taken.
19-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

Study Finds Invasive Weed Kochia's Resistance to Well-Known Herbicide Stems From Increase in Gene Copies

A study finds that kochia has evolved to have multiple copies of a gene code that targets glyphosate, the most common herbicide. These copies enable the invasive weeds to survive the field rate of glyphosate applications.
19-Feb-2015 9:35 AM EST

Criminologist 'Hacks' the Hacker


Hacking is a late-modern transgressive craft, according to the latest research from a Kansas State University criminologist.
16-Feb-2015 3:00 PM EST

Physicist Receives Humboldt Award for Lifetime Research Achievements


Uwe Thumm, Kansas State University professor of physics, has received the international Humboldt Research Award for his lifetime achievements in research.
10-Feb-2015 2:00 PM EST

Time-Based Training Can Decrease Impulsivity, Research Finds

Kansas State University researchers conduct first study demonstrating increases in both self-control and timing precision as a result of a time-based intervention.
4-Feb-2015 11:00 AM EST

Food Safety Fumble: Research Finds 90 Percent of Home Chefs Contaminate Food

New research from Kansas State University finds that despite receiving food safety messaging, a majority of home chefs still contaminate their food because of poor food-handling techniques.
29-Jan-2015 10:00 AM EST

How to Make Your New Year's Resolution Last One Year, Not One Month

A Kansas State University kinesiologist breaks down some simple steps to stick to your weight loss resolution for the full year.
28-Jan-2015 11:00 AM EST

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Veterinarian Cautions Against Using Unnecessary Over-the-Counter Drugs

A Kansas State University veterinarian cautions pet owners against using over-the-counter antibiotics to treat tear stains, which are often only a cosmetic issue.
22-Oct-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Renewing Health Insurance Should Take More Than 15 Minutes, Specialist Says

Renewing health insurance is more complicated than simply choosing the same plan year after year because plans change annually, a Kansas State University community health specialist says.
16-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Veterinary Pharmacologist Warns That Eggs From Backyard Chickens May Pose Consumption Problems


A pharmacologist warns that if you are raising chickens in your backyard, don't consume their eggs if the animals have been taking medication.
16-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

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

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