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Scientists reveal substantial water loss in global landlocked regions

A new study involving Kansas State University researchers reveals that water storage declines in global landlocked basins has aggravated local water stress and caused potential sea level rise.
30-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Battle of the sexes: Kansas State University biologist uses DOD grant to research trauma survival differences between men, women

A Kansas State University biologist is using a $650,000 U.S. Department of Defense grant to study the differences between men and women and how their hormones affect the ways they respond to medication and surgery after a traumatic event.
15-Nov-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Green energy: Wind energy agreement will provide savings, 50 percent of electricity needs for Kansas State University Manhattan campus

Kansas State University has signed an agreement with Westar Energy to provide approximately 50 percent of the energy needs for the university's main Manhattan campus from a wind farm in Nemaha County and save the university nearly $200,000 annually.
12-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Before the Fire: Large-Scale Study Aims to Improve Burning Management of Flint Hills

Kansas State University researchers are part of a large collaborative project that is using unmanned aircraft to improve the Kansas Flint Hills Smoke Management Plan.
18-Sep-2018 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites


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


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

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

8-Oct-2018 4:40 PM EDT


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

3-May-2018 11:05 AM EDT


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


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


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


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


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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Kansas State University is on its way to become a top 50 public research university by 2025. The university was founded in 1863 as the nation's first operational land-grant university. Kansas State University has campuses in Manhattan, Salina and Olathe, and Research and Extension has a presence throughout Kansas. Forbes magazine, The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report have recognized the university as one of the best in America.


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