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Culex Mosquitoes Do Not Transmit Zika Virus, Kansas State University Study Finds

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A Kansas State University study at the Biosecurity Research Institute has found important results in the fight against Zika virus: Culex mosquitoes do not appear to transmit Zika virus.
22-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Kansas State University Researchers Map Links Between Salmonella and Sepsis

Research by industrial engineering and biology researchers at Kansas State University marks a significant milestone in the battle against sepsis, the second highest cause of death in intensive care units in the U.S.
15-Sep-2016 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Professor's Project Helps Navajo Students Add Interest in Math

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David Auckly, professor of mathematics at Kansas State University, co-founded the Navajo Nation Math Circles Project to provide mathematic activities and opportunities for K-12 Navajo students in the American Southwest.
14-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Meet Bethany Jochim: Physics Doctoral Student Studies Laser-Molecule Interactions

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Bethany Jochim, doctoral student in physics, is using intense lasers to fragment molecules. Her research could possibly lead to control of the outcomes of chemical processes one day.
13-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Cruise Ships, Schools May Become Safer From Certain Viruses Because of Kansas State University Patent

Researchers at Kansas State University and Wichita State University have developed broad-spectrum antivirals that may help combat the infections and spreading of common viruses, such as noroviruses and rhinoviruses, and ones that pose a bioterrorism...
12-Sep-2016 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Excellence in Student Learning Assessment Earns Kansas State University National Designation

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Kansas State University is one of 10 exemplary college and universities to be named in the inaugural class of Excellence in Assessment designees, the first national designation of its kind to showcase institutions at the leading edge of integrated...
9-Sep-2016 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

J.R. Macdonald Lab Receives Nearly $8 Million DOE Grant Renewal

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Kansas State University's James R. Macdonald Laboratory has received a nearly $8 million grant renewal from the U.S. Department of Energy.
29-Aug-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Very Hungry Caterpillar: Researchers Sequence Genome of 'Gluttonous' Tobacco Hornworm

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A Kansas State University-led international team of 114 researchers has sequenced the genome of the tobacco hornworm, or Manduca sexta.
15-Aug-2016 10:05 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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