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.
Study shows wheat breeding programs increased yields by 26 percent over 26-year period
Any producer will tell you, growing a healthy, high-yielding wheat crop takes skill and hard work. Quality drought-tolerant varieties that are resistant to pests and disease are important. And cooperation from Mother Nature ...
Research finds bright future for alternative energy with greener solar cells
(Phys.org) -- Even alternative energy technologies can sometimes be a little greener, according to a Kansas State University graduate student's research.
'Meating' a solution: Research finds that LED lights extend meat shelf life, save retailers money
A switch to LED lights in refrigeration units could save the retail meat industry millions of dollars each year, according to research from Kansas State University.
Patent issued for beneficial animal 'candy'
A U.S. patent has been granted to a Kansas State University-developed "candy" that stimulates the growth, health and reproductive functions of cattle, bulls and other livestock.
Going to the dogs: University's newest patent for improving canine health
Make no bones about it, a discovery by a Kansas State University research team could mean a longer and healthier life for man's best friend.
Purple sweet potato means increased amount of anti-cancer components
A Kansas State University researcher is studying the potential health benefits of a specially bred purple sweet potato because its dominant purple color results in an increased amount of anti-cancer components.
Study says therapeutics for trauma patients may not be effective due to an infection
A Kansas State University study aimed at alleviating intestinal damage in trauma patients digressed to an important finding that could affect medication given to the individuals.
Manganese concentrations higher in residential neighborhoods than industrial sites, varies by region
In residential neighborhoods near manufacturing industries, a breath of air may be more hazardous than refreshing depending on the location, finds a recent study involving a Kansas State University geologist.
New DNA sensors could identify cancer using graphene
Kansas State University engineers think the possibilities are deep for a very thin material.
Research shows black box could increase safety, efficiency of collegiate flight training
Flight operations quality assurance, or FOQA, the system contained in an aircraft's black box, could improve the safety of collegiate flight training programs in the future, according to research conducted by J.D. Swinney, ...