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Water Research Tackles Growing Grassland Threat: Trees


Two Kansas State University biologists are studying streams to prevent tallgrass prairies from turning into shrublands and forests.
25-Sep-2014 10:05 AM EDT

Entomologist Says Expect More Spiders Inside as Weather Turns Cooler


A Kansas State University entomologist answers the most asked question this time of year and explains why you shouldn't be scared of the brown recluse.
16-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Concept of Time May Predict Impulsive Behavior, Research Finds

New study finds that individuals with impulsive behaviors have poor timing abilities. Researchers hope this finding will lead to behavioral interventions for clinical disorders like substance abuse and obesity that are linked to impulsive behavior.
15-Sep-2014 9:15 AM EDT

NIH Grant Funds High-Intensity Functional Training in Army Personnel Study

A more than $2.52 million grant from the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to test the effects of high-intensity functional training compared to usual Army physical readiness training on...
3-Sep-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Biochemists Find New Treatment Options for Staph Infections, Inflammatory Diseases


Kansas State University biochemists have discovered a family of proteins that could lead to better treatments for Staphylococcus aureus, a pathogenic bacterium that can cause more than 60,000 potentially life-threatening infections each year.
2-Sep-2014 2:05 PM EDT

Where You Live May Be Putting You at Risk for Foodborne Illness, Researcher Finds

A study on multiple countries finds that food safety education is lacking. Improving education about food-handling practices may decrease foodborne illness, thus improving food security.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Patent Issued for Research Related to Alleviating Pain in Cattle


Patent issued for research that alleviates pain in cattle suffering from lameness and following castration, dehorning.
27-Aug-2014 9:35 AM EDT

Student Debt Growing, Number of University Financial Education Programs Still Deficient

Kansas State University financial planner finds most universities are lacking a financial education program. She outlines the different types of successful programs and how to get started.
27-Aug-2014 9:30 AM EDT

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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

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

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