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Helping Children Five and Younger Deal with Trauma

An increasing number of children under the age of five are experiencing mental and emotional difficulties. Mental health clinicians, Headstart teachers and parents in South Dakota be better prepared to help them through a new collaborative project.
1-Nov-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Can Influenza D Become a Risk to Humans?

Two strains of influenza D have been identified, one affecting cows and the other both cows and pigs, but antibodies have been found in goat, sheep and horses. Researchers are evaluating the likelihood of this stable virus becoming a risk to humans.
30-Oct-2018 10:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Identifying, Reducing Flow of Counterfeit Goods

Graduate students will gain the skills to help identify and reduce the flow of counterfeit through the NSF Research Traineeship program. This compliments what the South Dakota Center for Security Printing and Anti-Counterfeiting Technology is...
25-Oct-2018 3:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Prototype Solar Energy, Battery Systems to Fuel Commercialization

Designing, building and testing prototype systems that show how renewable energy can power devices, such as a weather and soil sensor station, can help bridge the gap between basic science research and commercialization.
15-Oct-2018 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Modeling how genes are expressed in specific cell types

A computational model that can track how genes are expressed in each cell type within tissue may help scientists unravel how diseases, such as cancer, progress and how they evade treatment.
11-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Making batteries store more energy, last longer

A new solid polymer electrolyte may help make cell phone batteries store more energy and last longer.
9-Oct-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Nurse-Researcher Evaluates How Abuse Victims Respond to Bariatric Surgery

A unique opportunity to study patients undergoing bariatric surgery is helping health care professionals understand the challenges that those who have experienced physical or sexual abuse face during recovery.
26-Sep-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites


Developing “Human-Like” Control System

To explore extreme environments, machines need to think like humans. Engineers are working to solve fundamental scientific problems to make intelligent control systems possible.
11-Sep-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ramping Corn Production for E15 Blend Using Precision Agriculture

18-Oct-2018 11:55 AM EDT


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


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


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


Deny “Red-Carpet” Treatment to Rogue Leaders

8-Aug-2017 6:05 PM EDT


Antarctica Iceberg: Has It Happened Before?

14-Jul-2017 8:05 AM EDT


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

30-Jun-2017 4:05 PM EDT


Turkey Referendum: Parliamentary System Eroded Through Fraudulent Elections

20-Apr-2017 11:05 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.


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