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Developing techniques to repair, construct bridges, roadways

South Dakota State University researchers will develop innovative techniques to repair and construct bridges and roadways through a new U.S. Department of Transportation-funded research center.
17-Jul-2019 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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How Electricity Stimulates Healing

Electrical stimulation helps heal chronic wounds, such as diabetic ulcers and bedsores--and now researchers have a new tool that predicts HOW that cellular migration and alignment happens. It will help standardize and optimize treatment.
8-Jul-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Vitamin D metabolite helps stop drug-resistant cancer

The vitamin D metabolite calcitriol and its analog calcipotriol can block one of the mechanisms through which cancer cells gain resistance to chemotherapy drugs—and can selectively kill those drug-resistant cells.
13-Jun-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Internship Leads to Full-Time Job at NREL

An interest in managing energy distribution plus the skills Prateek Munankarmi learned in graduate school led to an NREL internship--and now a full-time job.
29-May-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Stewart named next South Dakota Poet Laureate

Poetry helped Christine Stewart deal with her sister’s death—and started a career that has led to her becoming South Dakota Poet Laureate.
20-May-2019 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Saturated buffers remove nitrates from tile drainage water

Saturated buffers can provide a cost-effective means of removing nitrates from tile drainage water before it flows into adjacent creeks and streams. However, the site must meet specific guidelines.
19-May-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Survey shatters misconceptions about American Indian mothers

During pregnancy, American Indian mothers are less likely to consume alcohol and no more likely to smoke than white mothers in South Dakota after adjusting for socioeconomic factors.
2-May-2019 2:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Krogh named Dean of Nursing at South Dakota State University

Mary Anne Krogh, current dean of nursing and health sciences at Mount Marty College in Yankton, has been named dean of South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing.
25-Apr-2019 12:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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Deny “Red-Carpet” Treatment to Rogue Leaders

8-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT

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Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?

14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT

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Keep Your Guard Up Against West Nile Virus, Say South Dakota Scientists

30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM 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.


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