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Wheat Code Finally Cracked; Wheat Genome Sequence Will Bring Stronger Wheat Varieties to Farmers

Kansas State University scientists, in collaboration with the International Wheat Genome Sequencing Consortium, published today in the international journal Science a detailed description of the complete genome of bread wheat, the world's most...
16-Aug-2018 2:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

A Liberal accent: Kansas State University linguistics team documents language changes in southwest Kansas

A Kansas State University linguistics team has found that people in southwest Kansas are developing a distinct accent.
11-Jun-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers Use Emojis to Develop a Modern Face Scale for Product Testing

A new study finds that emojis are a viable alternative to words when it comes to accurately measuring how kids feel about food, products and other experiences. With that discovery, researchers developed an emoji scale that may help companies better...
8-May-2018 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Down to Earth: Kansas State University Researcher Part of $3.9 Million NASA Lava Caves Study

When lava flows down the slope of a volcano, it can leave behind an extreme environment ideal for unusual microbial life and potential clues to answering the life on Mars question. Kansas State University geology professor Saugata Datta is one of...
30-Apr-2018 10:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

From Feed to Fever: Kansas State University Researcher Studies Risk of African Swine Fever in Feed

A Kansas State University researcher is studying the risk of African swine fever virus in feed and developing ways to prevent the spread of the disease to the U.S.
27-Mar-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Kansas State University Researchers Make Breakthrough Toward Understanding Glyphosate Resistance in Pigweeds

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University researchers have discovered how weeds develop resistance to the popular herbicide glyphosate, a finding that could have broad future implications in agriculture and many other industries. Their work is...
12-Mar-2018 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Compound in Red Wine, Chocolate Prevents Smallpox Virus Cousins From Replicating

The secret to stopping some viruses from making people sick might be hidden in red wine and chocolate — but that doesn't mean having more bonbons and vino is in order, Kansas State University researchers say.
1-Mar-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Development of Human-Animal Health Research Platform Moves Forward

1Data, a collaborative human and animal health project that will save lives and improve the quality of life for people and animals, is finalizing development of its research database and increasing project staff. The project is about a year ahead of...
26-Jan-2018 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


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Kansas State University Infectious Disease Expert Can Comment on Rise in Mosquito-Borne Diseases in U.S.

3-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Super Start: How to Prepare Children, Teens for New School Year and Transitions

The first several days of school will plant roots for the rest of the academic year, say education professors at Kansas State University.
15-Aug-2017 11:05 AM EDT

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Total Eclipse of the Sun: Kansas State University Expert Offers Tips to Safely View Aug. 21 Solar Eclipse

Kansas State University physicist Chris Sorensen offers tips to safely watch the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, both inside and outside the path of totality.
11-Aug-2017 9:05 AM EDT

Smart Debt: Financial Planner Says Debt Can Be Helpful if Used Carefully

Household debt has reached an all-time high in the U.S. according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, but a financial planner at Kansas State University said debt isn't always bad.
20-Jul-2017 5:05 PM EDT

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Summer Savings: Travel Expert Shares Ways to Save on Vacations

Summer vacations don't have to break the bank, according to Kansas State University's Kristin Malek, assistant professor of hospitality management, who shares some easy ways to save on airfare, lodging, activities and food.
30-May-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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Good News for Grilling: Black Pepper Helps Limit Cancerous Compounds in Meat, Study Shows

A Kansas State University researcher recently discovered that a commonly used spice is a champion at reducing carcinogenic compounds in grilled meats.
16-May-2017 9:45 AM EDT

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Keep the Learning Going: Educator Offers Parents Tips for Helping Kids Retain Information Over Summer Break

A Kansas State University education expert offers methods parents can use to help their children retain what they've learned through the summer and all year long.
15-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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Supporting Spouses: Family Studies Expert Advocates Showing Appreciation for Military Spouses

A Kansas State University expert on military families says most military spouses experience a lifestyle of constant adjustment.
8-May-2017 9:05 AM EDT

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