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$2.5 Million Grant Funds Study of How Infectious Diseases Become Epidemics

Kansas State University researchers are part of a team funded by U.S. and U.K. agencies to identify and control infectious human, animal, and plant diseases.
18-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Study Finds High Plains Aquifer Peak Use by State, Overall Usage Decline


A new Kansas State University study finds that the over-tapping of the High Plains Aquifer's groundwater beyond the aquifer's recharge rate peaked in 2006. Its use is projected to decrease by roughly 50 percent in the next 100 years.
16-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

$4.2 Million NSF Grant Helps Biologist Gather Large-Scale River Measurements


Walter Dodds, university distinguished professor of biology, is part of a collaborative five-year, $4.2 million National Science Foundation project to better understand how climate change affects river systems.
11-Nov-2015 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Swine Researchers Say Feeding Amino Acids Cuts Costs, Benefits Environment

Kansas State University researchers are discovering more about how adding amino acids to swine feed helps the animal grow safely while reducing producer's costs and a farm's environmental impact.
9-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Veterinarian Offers Tips to Keep Halloween Safe, Less Stressful for Pets

For many of us, Halloween is a time for sweet treats and fun costumes. According to a Kansas State University veterinarian, many of these traditions can be dangerous to our four-legged friends.
30-Oct-2015 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Shows the Simulated Economic Impact of a Foot-and-Mouth Disease Outbreak


Simulation models can help prepare for potential foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in livestock, such as the one used in recent research led by Dustin Pendell, a Kansas State University agricultural economist who specializes in animal health...
27-Oct-2015 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Researchers Target Inflammation to Help Dairy Cows

Kansas State University animal scientists have discovered that reducing the inflammation caused during birth of a calf may be the key to helping a dairy cow recover more quickly and go on to a more productive life.
14-Oct-2015 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers Uncover New Genetic Markers for Wheat Improvement

Kansas State University wheat scientists have completed the first study of a chromosome in a tertiary gene pool and have called it a breakthrough in exploring wheat wild relatives for future crop improvement.
6-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Food Safety Expert Offers Tips for Safely Reheating and Storing Thanksgiving Leftovers

Wondering what to do will Thanksgiving leftovers? A Kansas State University Olathe food safety expert offers several storing and safety tips that are designed to keep Thanksgiving leftovers filled with flavor rather than a foodborne illness.
17-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

Avoid a Recipe for Disaster with Properly Cooked Food This Thanksgiving, Expert Says


A Kansas State University food safety expert shares some food preparation tips for home cooks that will ensure guests pile their plates with safe food dishes and forgo a side of food poisoning.
13-Nov-2015 9:05 AM EST

#KState Expert Comments on Child Poverty, Well-Being of Kansas Children


3-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

#KState urban water expert comments on water pollution in cities, Rio de Janiero

3-Aug-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Food Safety Expert Explains Food Labels and Their Regulations

A Kansas State University food safety specialist explains some terms on food labels that are federally regulated and which lack a clear definition.
16-Jul-2015 9:05 AM EDT

Experts Offer Little Tips to Make Big Changes in Work Health

Research shows sitting too long at work can lead to chronic health problems in the long term. Kansas State University kinesiology and human nutrition experts give simple tips to incorporating activity into your daily work routine.
23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

#KState nutritionist comments on new @US_FDA trans fat regulations

23-Jun-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Nutritionist Looks at Proposed Changes to Child Care Meal Guidelines

A Kansas State University nutritionist explains the proposed changes to meal guidelines in child care and adult care settings and why this is positive for both the health of those being served and the health of the care providers' business.
4-Jun-2015 9:05 AM EDT

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