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Food Testing Market Leader Maxxam Opens Lab at K-State Olathe

Maxxam Analytics has opened its first U.S. food testing lab at K-State Olathe. The lab is ensuring that pet food and pet treats manufactured and sold by its partners are safe.
30-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Relieving Antibiotic Resistance: Researchers Answer Questions About E. Coli, Take Steps Toward New Treatment


By understanding the functional differences between proteins expressed by two E. coli strains, researchers at Kansas State University are exploring new opportunities to inhibit their impacts to human health.
8-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Climate Plays Role in Decline of One of Asia's Most Critical Water Resources


Climate variability — rather than the presence of a major dam — is most likely the primary cause for a water supply decline in East Asia's largest floodplain lake system, according to a Kansas State University researcher.
3-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Fish Out of Water: Loss of 350 Miles of Great Plains Streams Causing Changes in Aquatic Food Web

A decrease in Great Plains streams, fed by decreasing ground water, is changing fish assembles according to research published Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
2-Aug-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Team Receives Nearly $11 Million COBRE Grant to Establish Neuroscience Research Center


The National Institutes of Health is awarding a Kansas State University-led team of psychological sciences researchers with a prestigious five-year, $10.6 million Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence, or COBRE, grant.
26-Jul-2017 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Researchers Contribute to DUNE, the World's Biggest Neutrino Experiment

Several Kansas State University scientists are involved in the Deep Underground Neutrino Experiment, or DUNE, a large international collaboration that is detecting and studying neutrinos to understand dark matter, black holes and the origins of the...
25-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Essential Oils Can Assist with Livestock Digestion, Study Finds

Kansas State University researchers have found that essential oils can play a role in livestock health.
20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Tale of Two Fishes: Biologists Find Male, Female Live-Bearing Fish Evolve Differently


A Kansas State University study has found that male and female live-bearing fish evolve differently: Female evolution is influenced more strongly by natural selection, while male evolution is influenced more strongly by sexual selection.
18-Jul-2017 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Super Start: How to Prepare Children, Teens for New School Year and Transitions


The first several days of school will plant roots for the rest of the academic year, say education professors at Kansas State University.
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

Total Eclipse of the Sun: Kansas State University Expert Offers Tips to Safely View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse


Kansas State University physicist Chris Sorensen offers tips to safely watch the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, both inside and outside the path of totality.
11-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Smart Debt: Financial Planner Says Debt Can Be Helpful if Used Carefully

Household debt has reached an all-time high in the U.S. according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, but a financial planner at Kansas State University said debt isn't always bad.
20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT

Summer Savings: Travel Expert Shares Ways to Save on Vacations


Summer vacations don't have to break the bank, according to Kansas State University's Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, who shares some easy ways to save on airfare, lodging, activities and food.
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

Good News for Grilling: Black Pepper Helps Limit Cancerous Compounds in Meat, Study Shows


A Kansas State University researcher recently discovered that a commonly used spice is a champion at reducing carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats.
16-May-2017 9:45 AM EDT

Keep the Learning Going: Educator Offers Parents Tips for Helping Kids Retain Information Over Summer Break


A Kansas State University education expert offers methods parents can use to help their children retain what they've learned through the summer and all year long.
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Supporting Spouses: Family Studies Expert Advocates Showing Appreciation for Military Spouses


A Kansas State University expert on military families says most military spouses experience a lifestyle of constant adjustment.
8-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Pedal Power: Expert Says Communities Need to Stay Up to Speed on Bicycle Infrastructure


A Kansas State University planner says communities should consider becoming more bicycle-friendly.
1-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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