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Sensory research digs deep to understand why people like potatoes

Sensory analysis research is uncovering what people like about various potato varieties. The findings will help restaurants and food producers make potato-based foods that better align with consumer expectations and desires.
12-Jun-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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THE HOT ZONE connects with Kansas State University's long history as 'Silicon Valley for biodefense'

Kansas State University and its leaders are again being highlighted for their biodefense efforts.
23-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Kansas State University zoonotic disease research fights viruses in the hot zone

Kansas State University researchers are helping battle most of the nation's top-priority zoonotic diseases.
23-May-2019 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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No time to lose: Historic examples of civility may help today's civil discourse, according to new book

MANHATTAN, KANSAS — A look at the past may help ordinary people improve civility, according to Kansas State University’s Timothy J. Shaffer, co-editor/author of the book, "A Crisis of Civility?: Political Discourse and Its Discontents" from...
23-Apr-2019 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Novel Data Sharing Agreement Accelerates Translational Research

An animal health company is contributing historical clinical data about cats and dogs through a first-of-its-kind data sharing agreement. Information may help "big data" researchers rapidly develop and test therapeutics, drugs and medical...
26-Mar-2019 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Teens need frequent communication with parents to maintain youth resiliency after a divorce

MANHATTAN, KANSAS — Texting, FaceTime and other popular communication methods among teens may help build supportive parent-youth relationships after a divorce, according to a Kansas State University family studies researcher. Mindy Markham,...
20-Feb-2019 9:45 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Kansas State University awarded grant for juvenile justice initiatives

The Kansas State University Juvenile Justice Collaborative has been awarded $521,805 by the Kansas Department of Corrections and the Kansas Advisory Group to work with local communities in developing support systems for youth and families.
25-Jan-2019 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Under the sea: Kansas State University geologist explores the depths of the oceans

A Kansas State University geologist is studying the ocean floor and underwater volcanoes to learn more about the minerals and microbial life in the Pacific Ocean.
23-Jan-2019 10:15 AM EST Add to Favorites

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National Geographic's THE HOT ZONE shows biosecurity's importance

Ron Trewyn, Kansas State University NBAF liaison, writes to encourage people to watch THE HOT ZONE, a National Geographic limited series inspired by two Kansas State University veterinarians and leaders and their work during the 1989 Ebola-related...
23-May-2019 1:05 PM EDT

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#KState scientists, Biosecurity Research Institute study #africanswinefever to prevent outbreak in U.S.

8-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT

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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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