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Newswise: Clover improves soil quality, feeds biofuels crop

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.

Channels: Agriculture, Climate Science, Environmental Health,

Released:
28-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
Newswise: Balancing Power Plant Emissions, Operational Costs

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.

Channels: All Journal News, Climate Science, Energy, Environmental Science, Pollution,

Released:
25-Feb-2019 3:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Senior design students develop materials for space station

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.

Channels: Education, Materials Science, Space and Astronomy, Technology,

Released:
21-Feb-2019 10:05 AM EST
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Newswise: Ora-curcumin formulation on its way to health product market

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.

Channels: All Journal News, Alzheimer's and Dementia, Arthritis, Cancer, Digestive Disorders, Food Science, Healthcare, Nutrition,

Released:
12-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST
Announcement
Newswise: New Sensor to Monitor Blood Sugar Through a Breath

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

Channels: Blood, Diabetes, Healthcare,

Released:
8-Feb-2019 4:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Community-based programs to improve medication adherence

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.”

Channels: Healthcare, Pharmaceuticals,

Released:
6-Feb-2019 12:05 PM EST
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Newswise: Free Tickets Available Feb. 8 for the Boe Forum on Public Affairs  - Keynotes Are Woodward & Bernstein

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.

Channels: Education,

Released:
5-Feb-2019 9:00 AM EST
Announcement

Education

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.

Channels: Agriculture, Energy, Engineering, Environmental Science,

Released:
1-Feb-2019 12:30 PM EST
Announcement
Newswise: Analysis of client data helps improve weight-loss program

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.

Channels: Healthcare, Obesity, Weight Loss,

Released:
29-Jan-2019 2:05 PM EST
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