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Spray protocol increases delivery of antiseptic to prevent COVID-19

A trip to visit family in India gave an SDSU researcher a unique opportunity to improve delivery of an antiseptic nasal spray to help prevent COVID-19.
10-May-2021 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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New ice core data tracks climate-changing eruptions

An international team of scientists has analyzed chemicals in an ice core from West Antarctica to compile the most accurate chronology of volcanic eruptions during the last 11,000 years produced thus far.
27-Apr-2021 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Evaluating integrity of highway base layer

Working with the S.D. DOT, researchers are evaluating a cost-effective method of determining quality of the base layer in the field.
20-Apr-2021 12:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Hansen named dean of the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions

Dan Hansen has been chosen the dean of SDSU’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions after a national search.
16-Apr-2021 10:25 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Merkt named Director of the South Dakota Art Museum

Donna Merkt has been named the director of the South Dakota Art Museum
15-Apr-2021 11:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sweet potatoes increase vitamin A, fiber in bread

Incorporating sweet potato puree into bread not only adds vitamin A, but also changes the starch composition by increasing the fiber content. That can be beneficial for diabetics.
25-Mar-2021 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Aerosol modeling detects SARS-CoV-2 infectious dose, droplets

Fluid mechanics-based transport modeling in the human respiratory tract and research data were used to determine which droplet sizes are most like to reach the dominant infection site and the number of virus particles needed to trigger infection.
23-Mar-2021 1:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Researchers evaluate material for NASA rocket engines

Two South Dakota State University professors are evaluating a printable copper alloy NASA is developing for combustion chambers of next-generation rocket engines used for space travel.
18-Mar-2021 11:25 AM 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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