Kansas State University, (K-State) was founded in 1863. K-State has 60 academic departments in nine colleges. K-State has a student body of 23,500 in the undergraduate and graduate programs. K-State is noted for its Physics Department and the James R. MacDonald Laboratory for research in atomic, molecular and optical physics. Also, notable research institutes include, The Natural Gas Machinery Lab, TRIGA Mark II Nuclear Research Facility and S.M.A.R.T. Laboratory.
Disaster is just a click away
A Kansas State University computer scientist and psychologist are developing improved security warning messages that prompt users to go with their gut when it comes to making a decision online.
Researchers Using Nanoscale Particles to Battle Cancer
(PhysOrg.com) -- Forget surgery. One team of Kansas State University researchers is exploring nanoparticle-induced hyperthermia in the battle against cancer.
Cybersecurity experts begin investigation on self-adapting computer network that defends itself against hackers
(Phys.org) -- In the online struggle for network security, Kansas State University cybersecurity experts are adding an ally to the security force: the computer network itself.
Accepting the end: Bucket lists, cemeteries show changing attitudes toward death
(Phys.org) -- Bucket lists are more than goals or accomplishments a person wants to achieve before dying. They are also a way for people to discuss death -- even though most of us probably would rather avoid doing so, according ...
Chemical engineer patents enzymatic preparation to make natural ingredients in the lab
A Kansas State University chemical engineer has developed and patented a chemical structure to make all-natural personal care products and purer pharmaceuticals in the laboratory.
Routine justice: Research shows how racial and gender profiling can affect outcome of traffic stops
(Phys.org) -- Racial profiling has gained national attention in recent years, and a Kansas State University researcher is finding that it can involve an additional factor: gender.
Male college students also victims of violence at girlfriends' hands
Thinking about a typical victim of college dating violence, you're probably imagining her, not him.
Research team investigates mutated gene's role in breast cancer
A microscopic gene may play a gigantic role when it comes to cancerous tissue in the human body, according to one Kansas State University research team.
Batman redefined: Comics expert says success of Dark Knight trilogy tied to character examinations, loyalty to storyline
(Phys.org) -- The July 20 release of "The Dark Knight Rises" marks the end of arguably the most successful series of Batman films ever. Directed by Christopher Nolan, the latest Batman franchise has smashed box office records ...
A new line of defense: Researchers find cattle vaccine works to reduce E. coli O157:H7 in a large-scale feedlot setting
(Phys.org) -- A commercial vaccine for cattle can effectively reduce levels of E. coli by more than 50 percent, a Kansas State University study has found. The vaccine is also effective using two doses instead of the recommended ...