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Newswise: Clover improves soil quality, feeds biofuels crop
Released: 28-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
Clover improves soil quality, feeds biofuels crop
South Dakota State University

Planting Kura clover, a pasture legume, with prairie cordgrass can improve microbial activity in the soil, thus reducing the amount of fertilizer needed to produce the potential biofuels crop.

Newswise: Balancing Power Plant Emissions, Operational Costs
Released: 25-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
Balancing Power Plant Emissions, Operational Costs
South Dakota State University

Combining emissions modeling with operational cost analyses can help companies select locations for coal-powered electricity plants. That will help reduce the public’s exposure to airborne pollutants while providing customers with the electricity they need.

Newswise: Senior design students develop materials for space station
Released: 21-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
Senior design students develop materials for space station
South Dakota State University

Mechanical engineering students are working with NASA engineers to develop 3D printing materials that one day be used at the International Space Station, as part of the eXploration Systems and Habitation Academic Innovation Challenge.

Newswise: Ora-curcumin formulation on its way to health product market
Released: 12-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
Ora-curcumin formulation on its way to health product market
South Dakota State University

A unique formulation will allow the development of nutraceutical products by increasing the bioavailability of curcumin, a powerful anti-inflammatory, through the start-up company Turmeric Ultra Inc.

Newswise: New Sensor to Monitor Blood Sugar Through a Breath
Released: 8-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
New Sensor to Monitor Blood Sugar Through a Breath
South Dakota State University

A simple puff into a handheld device may one day be all it takes for people with diabetes to monitor their blood sugar

Newswise: Community-based programs to improve medication adherence
Released: 6-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
Community-based programs to improve medication adherence
South Dakota State University

In rural South Dakota where two-thirds of the counties have a health-care professional shortage and the nearest pharmacy might be an hour’s drive away, pharmacists can be key to helping patients ‘take their medicine.”

Newswise: Free Tickets Available Feb. 8 for the Boe Forum on Public Affairs  - Keynotes Are Woodward & Bernstein
Released: 5-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
Free Tickets Available Feb. 8 for the Boe Forum on Public Affairs - Keynotes Are Woodward & Bernstein
Augustana University, South Dakota

Augustana University and the Center for Western Studies announced that free tickets for the Boe Forum on Public Affairs featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein will be available beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 8 at www.augie.edu/boetickets. The Boe Forum will be held March 19, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elmen Center on the Augustana campus.

Newswise:Video Embedded plant-pollinator-interactions-improve-oilseed-production-beehive-health
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Released: 1-Feb-2019 12:30 PM EST
Plant-Pollinator Interactions Improve Oilseed Production, Beehive Health
South Dakota State University

When it comes to producing oilseed, the more honeybees and other pollinators that visit a flowering field of Brassica carinata, the better.

Newswise: Analysis of client data helps improve weight-loss program
Released: 29-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
Analysis of client data helps improve weight-loss program
South Dakota State University

By analyzing client data, statisticians are finding patterns that will help Profile by Sanford increase the effectiveness its individualized weight-loss program. What they learn will help more members achieve their goals.


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