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Patented Research Remotely Detects Nitrogen-Rich Explosives


A Kansas State University engineer has developed a patented technique that improves military security and remotely detects improvised explosive devices. The same technique could help police during drug searches.
4/17/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Researchers Hope New Tests Will Prevent an Endemic in Pork Industry

Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory develops tests to identify pig viruses, hoping to prevent the further spread of diseases that have already killed almost 6 million pigs.
4/14/2014 9:30 AM EDT

Pahwa Selected as 2014-2015 Jefferson Science Fellow


Anil Pahwa, Kansas State University professor of electrical and computer engineering, is one of 13 individuals chosen nationwide as a prestigious Jefferson Science Fellow for 2014-2015.
4/9/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Study Finds Restaurants in Public Housing Developments Serve Fewer Healthy Meals, Nearly 75 Percent of Entrées Unhealthy

Researchers found that restaurants in public housing develops serve fewer healthy meals. Roughly 75 percent of those entrées at restaurants near housing developments were unhealthy.
4/9/2014 9:30 AM EDT

Swine Specialist Studying Spread of PED in Pig Feed

Swine specialist and team of researchers investigating how porcine epidemic diarrhea virus may be infecting pigs' feed.
4/3/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Radiation Able to Be Securely Stored in Nontoxic Molecule


Researchers discovered that microscopic "bubbles" are safe and effective storage lockers for harmful isotopes that emit ionizing radiation for treating tumors. The findings can benefit patient health and advance radiation therapy used to treat...
4/2/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Mosquito Season Unpredictable; Year-Round Heartworm Prevention Is Best

Mosquito season is as unpredictable as Kansas's weather. A veterinarian warns that year-round heartworm prevention is only safe way to protect pets.
3/26/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Electrical Engineer Earns NSF CAREER Award to Improve Renewable Energy Conversion Process

Behrooz Mirafzal, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development, or CAREER Award.
3/26/2014 10:00 AM EDT

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Veterinary Diagnosticians Using Test to Determine Severity of New Dog Disease

Molecular diagnostician uses newly developed test to determine if a the dog circovirus is deadly.
4/2/2014 10:00 AM EDT

Climate Change Could Increase Thunderstorm Severity

Climatologist predicts that climate change may increase the severity of storms this spring.
3/19/2014 11:00 AM EDT

Don't Choose a Diet Based on What's Trending

Human Nutritionist says to look past the social media headline when choosing a diet, because you could be missing important information.
3/10/2014 11:00 AM EDT

#Kstate's @Philnel Can Discuss All Things Dr. Seuss for the Author's Birthday and Read Across America #Journorequest


2/24/2014 11:00 AM EST

Sweets for Your Valentine's Sweetie? #Kstate's Brian Lindshield Says Some Types of Chocolate Are Healthier

2/10/2014 10:55 AM EST

Is It Love at First Sight? Probably Not, Says #Kstate's Gary Brase, Associate Professor of Psychology: #Journorequest

2/3/2014 10:00 AM EST

Literary Experts Look at Why the Classic Dickens' Story 'a Christmas Carol' Still Draws Us Today

Charles Dickens' classic novella "A Christmas Carol" was written 170 years ago. Kansas State University's Naomi Wood and Dan Hoyt look at why the story about the penny-pinching, Christmas-hating Ebenezer Scrooge remains so popular today.
12/10/2013 3:00 PM EST

Sports Bras Don't Hold Up, Says Researcher Developing More a Supportive Undergarment


Minyoung Suh, assistant professor in apparel, textiles and interior design, is researching the movement of breast tissue to develop a better supportive sports bra.
12/2/2013 10:00 AM EST

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