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Testing FLARE system to calibrate satellite sensors

Imaging engineers at South Dakota State University are testing a prototype device that may soon be used to calibrate satellite sensors and conducting research to validate new remote sensing products.
4-Aug-2020 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New weapon to help fight wheat scab

A near-infrared seed sorter that can quickly identify and remove seeds damaged by Fusarium head blight will help wheat breeders improve scab resistance.
29-Jul-2020 11:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Engineering study examines sunflower stem growth

Examining the structure of a sunflower stem as it matures can help both the plant scientist and the biomaterials engineer.
27-Jul-2020 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Aerosol modeling targets sinus inflammation

New instructions for using nasal sprays may help deliver at least eight times more inflammation-reducing medicine to diseased sinus tissues.
21-Jul-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Aspirin, flavonoid metabolites may be preventing colorectal cancer

Simpler phenolic compounds, known as hydroxybenzoic acids, that result when the gut bacteria break down aspirin and flavonoids from fruits and vegetables may contribute to colorectal cancer prevention.
7-Jul-2020 5:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Improving wildfire emissions model

New satellite instrumentation will help researchers estimate fire emissions every half hour for the United States.
6-Jul-2020 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Making biodegradable plastics from cellulose

A SDSU scientist is using inorganic salts to solubilize cellulose extracted from corn stover and make a flexible, biodegradable film.
23-Jun-2020 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Using microparticles to eradicate tuberculosis

Loading microparticles with drugs designed to active the macrophages in which TB bacteria hide may lead to therapeutics that can treat drug-resistant and latent TB.
22-Jun-2020 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Training rehabilitation counselors

Counselors who are specially trained to provide adjustment services to people with disability help their clients find gainful employment.
27-Nov-2019 3:40 PM EST

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Maintaining reliability, resilience while integrating renewable energy

Energy generated by solar panels and wind turbines interfaces to the electricity grid using power electronic converters—but how will these converter-based and traditional-based control systems interact to ensure voltage and frequency stability?
20-Nov-2019 1:45 PM EST

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Nurse-researcher to help develop tribal palliative care programs

Delivering palliative care to rural, frontier areas is difficult, but the lack of infrastructure makes developing programs for three Northern Plains Indian tribes even more challenging.
13-Nov-2019 5:00 PM EST

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Expanding Role of RNs to Serve Rural Communities

To address the shortage of health-care professionals in rural and underserved areas, nurse-researchers are helping rural clinics more fully utilize registered nurses in primary care and have expanded the South Dakota State University nursing...
26-Jun-2019 4:40 PM EDT

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Ramping Corn Production for E15 Blend Using Precision Agriculture

18-Oct-2018 11:55 AM EDT

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Helping Sunflower Producers Fight Stem Canker

Fungicides can help prevent the lodging and yield loss that stem canker causes, but timing is crucial. A new disease-forecasting model that predicts stem canker risk can help.
23-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST

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Identifying Pathogens That Cause Soybean Stem Canker

Soybean diseases caused by various species of Diaporthe pathogens are on the rise and scientists are identifying the pathogens behind this increase.
2-Nov-2017 6:05 PM EDT

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More Bat Sightings Coincide with Fledglings Leaving Nest

An increased number of bat sightings in the fall coincide with young bat being encouraged to leave the nest and fend for themselves.
25-Aug-2017 10:05 AM EDT

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Founded in 1881, South Dakota State University is the state’s Morrill Act land-grant institution as well as its largest, most comprehensive school of higher education. SDSU confers degrees from seven different colleges representing more than 200 majors, minors and specializations. The institution also offers 36 master’s degree programs, 15 Ph.D. and two professional programs.

The work of the university is carried out on a residential campus in Brookings, at sites in Sioux Falls, Pierre and Rapid City, and through Extension offices and Agricultural Experiment Station research sites across the state. SDSU's research expenditures for the 2018 fiscal year were more than $60 million.



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